Powerful Politician Rodrigo Maia Supports Press Freedom in Vaza Jato Case

Rodrigo Maia is one of the most powerful and influential figures in the Brazilian parliament and one of the most important persons in the all-powerful voting bloc "Centrão" without its goodwill the Bolsonaro administration would not get a single law approved.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The president of the Chamber of Deputies, Rodrigo Maia, recorded a video in which he defends the secrecy of journalistic sources in an action brought by the Brazilian Press Association (ABI).

Some analysts interpret this unusual step as Maia's support for journalist Glenn Greenwald and The Intercept Brasil, which have been . . .

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