Brazil’s Workers’ Party (PT) Wants Lula to Run for President in 2022

Federal Deputy and President of the Workers' Party (PT), Gleisi Hoffmann, said that the party intends to support Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva as its candidate for the presidential elections in 2022.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "We must also ask him [Lula] if he wants to, but what we [the party] advocate is for Lula to have his political rights rescued, and then he will define whether or not he wants to run for office in the elections. We would like it very much, because I think he deserves this trial at the polls," Gleisi said during an interview with columnists Tales Faria and Thaís Oyama of UOL.

Currently, Lula is unable to run for political office under the Ficha Limpa (Clean Sheet) Law because of his convictions for corruption exposed . . .

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