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Brazil’s Bolsonaro to nominate another evangelical to Supreme Court, if Senate rejects Mendonça

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -President Jair Bolsonaro said last night (September 27) he would nominate an evangelical to the Federal Supreme Court (STF), should the Senate reject André Mendonça's name for the Court.

Former Federal Solicitor General, Mendonça was chosen in July by the President to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court. However, the Chairman of the Senate's Constitution and Justice Committee (CCJ), Davi Alcolumbre, has not yet set a date for review of the appointment.

"If André is not chosen, according to my commitment to the evangelicals, it will be another evangelical. I think . . .

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