‘Trump of the tropics’ Jair Bolsonaro faces reality check on his power and popularity in Brazil

//‘Trump of the tropics’ Jair Bolsonaro faces reality check on his power and popularity in Brazil

‘Trump of the tropics’ Jair Bolsonaro faces reality check on his power and popularity in Brazil

Thousands gathered in cities across Brazil to show support for President Jair Bolsonaro, who faces an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings five months into his term.The stumbling start for the far-right leader who rode a wave of dissatisfaction with Brazil’s political class to an election victory led his backers to call for the demonstrations on Sunday, which represented a mixed bag of demands and protests.Bolsonaro’s base supporters…

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