RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The appointment of Judge Kassio Nunes Marques to fill a seat in the Supreme Court (STF) has displeased long-time Bolsonarists who publicly clashed with Jair Bolsonaro, accusing the President of "betraying" the commitments made in the 2018 campaign.
The appointment to the Court sparked strong criticism and a wave of discontent, with threats of a stampede and pressure for Bolsonaro to change the name of the appointee.
The group of disenchanted supporters, including former Ministers Sérgio Moro(Justice), Luiz Henrique Mandetta (Health), and Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz, of the Government Secretariat, has been . . .