Bolsonaro Says New Federal Prosecutor General Should Not Be “Extremist”

Bolsonaro hopes to have a prosecutor general who addresses the environmental issue without extremism and who does not interfere with minority issues. Raquel Dodge's successor is to be announced by August 12th.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro said yesterday, August 8th, that the new Federal Prosecutor General should not address issues under his purview with "extremism" and that he should not act "starstruck."

"We hope to have a prosecutor general who addresses the environmental issue, for instance, without extremism. Brazil has been trying for six years to build the Manaus -- Boa Vista [power] lines [and cannot], largely because of the environmental issue," he said, when leaving the . . .

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