The president has been largely absent since his election loss to Lula da Silva.
still president Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro who had barely moved away from that addiction since learning he had lost the Oct. 30 elections, returned to the Planalto Palace this Wednesday after being confined to his official residence, the Alvorada Palace, for 19 days. came back. Luis Inacio Lula da Silva .
Bolsonaro has made frequent visits to the executive power’s headquarters since November 3 last year, when he held a brief closed-door meeting with Vice President-elect Gerald Alcumin, who was there to begin the process of the imminent transition of power. was not
His last appointment on the official agenda as president at the Planalto Palace was on October 31, when he met with outgoing Economy Minister Paulo Guedes. Former Regional Development Minister and current Senator Rogerio Marinho is scheduled to visit this Wednesday.
After learning he was a loser, as his partner admitted, Bolsonaro used the official residence as a base of operations, received visits from ministers and allies, and went missing due to a foot infection. I forgave what happened. He discouraged wearing long pants.
From there, on Nov. 1, he held a press conference to declare the election but did not admit his defeat or Liberal Party (PL) leader Valdemar Costa Neto in connection with an audit this Tuesday. I met with They intend to question the results of the election.
Of the 577,000 electronic ballot boxes used in these elections, more than 279,300 had “chronic problems” in operation, according to the PL. But as Bolsonaro’s associates themselves admit, audits are another way to put pressure on election officials and shift pressure to the streets where anti-democratic protests continue.