We’re covering the continuing war between Jair Bolsonaro, governors … and now the Supreme Court. Emergency aid starts to reach low-income Brazilians. And Bolsonaro’s losing ground on Twitter.
Supreme Court greenlights states to defy the president
After nearly firing his Health Minister, Luiz Henrique Mandetta, on Monday, Jair Bolsonaro once again addressed the nation last night in a televised speech. And once again, he showed his disgust with the Health Ministry’s social isolation directives. He said all restrictive measures are entirely state governors’ responsibility — and that the federal government wasn’t even consulted before these measures were taken.