Defense Minister General Walter Braga Netto echoed President Jair Bolsonaro and said in a statement this Thursday (22) that there is a demand for legitimacy and transparency in elections in the country.
According to him, once again raising a “pocketnarista” flag, the discussion about the “electronic voting that can be audited by means of a printed receipt is legitimate”.
“I believe that every citizen wants greater transparency and legitimacy in the process of choosing their representatives in the Executive and Legislative branches in all instances. The discussion on electronic voting that can be audited by means of a printed receipt is legitimate, defended by the federal government, and is being analyzed by the Brazilian Parliament, which is responsible for deciding on the subject”, he said, in an indirect message to justices of the STF (Supreme Court Federal).
The theme has been used insistently by Bolsonaro to make coup threats against the 2022 elections. He has stated, several times, that if change does not occur, there will be no elections. A reaction from 11 parties, however, turned the tables and, until last Friday, guaranteed a majority to reject the proposal.
A report by the newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo published on Thursday states that Braga Netto would have sent a message through an interlocutor to the president of the Chamber, Arthur Lira (PP-AL), that, without the approval of the printed vote, there would be no elections in 2022.
In this context, President Jair Bolsonaro, Deputy Hamilton Mourão and Ministers Braga Netto and Luiz Eduardo Ramos (right), were together at an event at the Ministry of Defense this Thursday, as shown below.
The photo is quite symbolic of the current moment in Brazilian politics and the involvement of the military with the Bolsonaro government. Therefore, the leaf makes another one of your contests: what caption would you give to the image above?
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