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Bolsonaro’s lawyer: Workers’ Party “uses courts to create a political narrative”

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Karina Kufa, Jair Bolsonaro’s lawyer. Photo: Pedro Ladeira/Folhapress

Known for some time in Brazil’s political corridors for her work with parties in the electoral field, Karina Kufa gained public notoriety after she was chosen by Jair Bolsonaro to serve as his lawyer. This relationship was established after Ms. Kufa helped establish the Social Liberal Party (PSL) in São Paulo, allowing the party to put forward candidates for the 2018 election—among them, Mr. Bolsonaro’s son Eduardo, who is now a member of Congress.

Since then, Ms. Kufa assisted Jair Bolsonaro in his ascendancy to the presidency and was accused of being involved in last year’s internal split of the...

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