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The first steps of the Bolsonaro government

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President Jair Bolsonaro took office on January 1st.

In his first year in office, the bulk of the work done by President Jair Bolsonaro and his new administration is likely to be done around March, April, and May. The first few months of the year are still transitional; the Congress decides on its new speakers and distributes its permanent committees among political parties and doesn’t get much else done.

Equally, Mr. Bolsonaro’s cabinet reshuffle will slow down productivity in these early weeks. Yesterday’s ministerial meetings showed just how much adjustment will have to be done, with all of Mr. Bolsonaro’s ministries taking on new...

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