Military Wings Cabinet Prominence Said to Bother Bolsonaro

Bolsonaro demanded that Ministers speak out publicly against reports citing criticism from the military.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Despite his increasingly frequent recourse to members of the Armed Forces, President Jair Bolsonaro, influenced by his children, is annoyed by the prominence garnered by military Ministers appointed as "guardians" and "firefighters" of a government that is piling up crises.

For Bolsonaro, the uniformed aides get the credit for what he considers "positive aspects" of his administration, while he and civilian aides aligned with the ideological discourse are attacked.

Bolsonaro supposedly has demanded that Ministers speak out publicly against reports citing criticism from the military.

Currently, three Generals have a seat in the Planalto Palace: Walter . . .

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