Bolsonaro’s Party Tries to Hinder Work of Congressional “Fake News” Joint Committee

The party tried to defer necessary examinations of WhatsApp and Telegram summons through a sequence of requests to the presidency of the committee. The tactic, however, did not work. One of the ring leaders of the party riot squad is again a Bolsonaro son. This time Flávio.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's Congress approved on Tuesday, September 11th, the call for instant messaging apps WhatsApp and Telegram to provide clarification on the production and diffusion of false news.

The requests were put to a vote in the Joint Parliamentary Committee of Inquiry (CPMI) of Fake News in defiance of the attempted obstruction by the PSL, the party of President Jair Bolsonaro.

The party tried to defer the examination of . . .

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