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Bolsonaro and Trump dine over defense deal

Confirmed at the last minute, Jair Bolsonaro will meet with the U.S. President this evening, and a newly agreed defense cooperation deal will be on the table

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U.S. President Donald Trump (left) and Jair Bolsonaro. Photo: Alan Santos/PR

Amid a turbulent day in which involved canceling a visit to the Center for Disease Control and Health over a coronavirus scare, rescheduling the meeting under pressure, and then delivering a garbled statement on the CDC’s “beautiful” Covid-19 tests, U.S. President Donald Trump also found time to announce his plans for the weekend. As is customary, Mr. Trump is jetting off to his Mar-a-Lago residence in Palm Beach, Florida, where he will be hosting one of his biggest fans for dinner: Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro.

His Brazilian counterpart is beginning an official four-day visit to Florida and, according to...

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