Sérgio Moro Resigns from Ministry of Justice, Abandons Bolsonaro’s Government

Once the judge in charge of Lava Jato cases, Moro left his position in 2018 to take over as Minister of Justice. This is the ninth time a Minister has resigned from the Bolsonaro cabinet.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Sérgio Moro, the Minister of Justice and Public Safety, announced his resignation on Friday, April 24th. The former federal judge stepped down after a year and four months in President Jair Bolsonaro's cabinet.

His resignation was prompted by Bolsonaro's decision to replace the Director-General of the Federal Police (PF), Maurício Valeixo, who had been appointed to the post by Moro, who had worked with . . .

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