Jair Bolsonaro angrily rebukes journalist and reaps a storm of outrage

The Brazilian president accused the country's media empire Globo of disinformation and called it "a lousy press". Globo Group replied with "Trying to silence and attack the press is typical of fascists."

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro verbally attacked a journalist of TV Vanguarda, a Globo affiliate, during his passage through the city of Guaratinguetá (São Paulo state), this Monday, June 21. The reporter, Laurene Santos, questioned the fact that the president arrived without a mask at the event, where Bolsonaro attended the graduation ceremony of the School of Specialists of Aeronautics, receiving supporters.

"I arrive as I want, where I want, I take care of my life," he said. Visibly irritated, the president took off the mask he wore during the interview and added, "Stop bringing up . . .

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