U.S. Congressional Committee Opposes Any U.S. Trade Deal with Brazil

Committee Chair Richard Neal claim that Bolsonaro’s government had shown a “complete disregard for basic human rights.”

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Reuters) The U.S. House Ways and Means Committee said on Wednesday, June 3rd, it opposed the Trump administration’s plan to expand economic ties to Brazil under the leadership of President Jair Bolsonaro, given its record on human rights and the environment.

Committee Chair Richard Neal and his fellow Democrats on the committee told U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in a letter that Bolsonaro’s government had shown a “complete . . .

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