Bolsonaro Hints at Approval of R$2 Billion Electoral Fund

"I have a difficult time ahead of me, which is the $2 billion "fundão". I launch the campaign here: do not vote for a congressman who uses this "fundão", said the president.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro signaled on Friday, January 10th, that he will sanction the bill passed by Congress in December, which allocates R$2 billion (US$500 million) to the Electoral Fund.

Under pressure from demonstrators shouting against the 'fundão', ('big fund' which doubles the public funds allocated to election campaigns) Bolsonaro launched a campaign to prevent the population from voting for candidates who use public money in their campaigns.

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