Lula Says Workers’ Party May Not Field Presidential Candidate in 2022

Opposition leaders who have been working for years to build a broad front against Bolsonarism perceived Lula's statement with optimism and caution.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ex-president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva conceded on Thursday, August 20th, that PT (Worker's Party) may not launch a presidential candidate in 2022 as long as another opposition party presents a name with a better performance in opinion polls.

Lula's statement was positively but cautiously noted by leaders of other left-wing parties. Within PT itself, the prospect of the party failing to have . . .

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