The closer we get to the U.S. election, the clearer the picture of a Joe Biden win over President Donald Trump becomes. On Friday, news website Axios reported that even Mr. Trump’s senior advisers seem to be resigned to a possible landslide defeat. And while Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro continues to throw his full weight behind Mr. Trump, members of his administration are already trying to build bridges and work out what life will be like under a Biden administration.
One senior official who operates as a liaison between the Brazilian government and the U.S. political establishment, who requested not to be named, spoke with The Brazilian Report about what the Bolsonaro administration expects for the country’s (and Latin America’s) relations with the U.S. for 2021 and beyond.
He has exchanged several messages with Biden staffers, and shared his knowledge with us. Here are the main takes: