Moro’s Exit Inflates Price Charged by ‘Centrão’ to Shield Bolsonaro From Impeachment

The group of legislators negotiating posts in the government in exchange for support targets the Ministry of Infrastructure, which controls works and is key to the resumption of business.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The crisis surrounding Sérgio Moro's departure from the Ministry of Justice has raised the price for Centrão's support for the Jair Bolsonaro government. The Centrão is a loose group of congressional political parties with no ideological orientation that aims to ensure proximity to the executive power in order to obtain advantages.

If, before Moro's downfall, only second and third tier executive positions were being targeted . . .

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