Bolsonaro says ministers should back the government or remain quiet

The comment exposes one more chapter of the dispute within the government after the controversy involving a Banco do Brasil commercial that was taken off the air by order of the president.

By Xiu Ying, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro said on Saturday 27th that his ministers should follow his line of thinking or be "silent" should they disagree.

"Who names and appoints the president of Banco do Brasil? Is it not me? I do not need to say anymore, then," said Bolsonaro.

"The guidelines have changed. What do the masses want? Respect for families. No one wants to persecute minorities. We do not want Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?