Analysts View Smaller Bolsonaro Base in Congress, Indicate Caution on Reforms

The average estimates of analysts interviewed point to only 89 deputies and 16 senators aligned with the government.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Just before the return to work in Congress, the estimated base for Jair Bolsonaro's government in both houses of the legislature has reached its lowest level, and political analysts are cautious regarding the progress of the package of economic measures forwarded to parliament late last year.

This is reflected in the 12th edition of the 'Barômetro do Poder' ("Power Barometer"), an InfoMoney initiative that every month compiles the expectations of the main political risk analysis firms and independent analysts active in Brazil on some of the main issues on the national political scene.

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