Deputy Waldir Remains Congressional PSL Leader in Preference to Bolsonaro’s Son

The president was said to have tried to place his own son as the party leader in the Chamber.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a defeat for the PSL Bolsonarist wing, the General Secretariat of the federal Chamber of Deputies decided on Thursday, October 17th, that Deputy Waldir will remain the party's leader in the Chamber.

The General Secretariat confirmed the signatures of the three lists submitted on Wednesday night, October 16th, two of which were presented by the PSL's Bolsonarist wing, which was attempting to remove Deputy Waldir and replace him with Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?