Bolsonaro Asks Lava Jato Judge Moro and Astronaut to be Ministers in Brazil

Judge Sergio Moro Brazilian would be in charge of another 'super-ministry' with Justice and National Security combined.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Aiming to keep the campaign promise that he would not make political appointments and would not appoint anyone who was corrupt, Brazil’s newly-elected president, Jair Bolsonaro, has invited the country’s first astronaut, Marcos Pontes, and one of the chief judges in the Lava Jato scandal, Sergio Moro, to be cabinet members.

"I usually say that he is a man who has lost his freedom in the fight against corruption,” said Bolsonaro after acknowledging he was inviting Moro to join his administration.

“He can no longer go to . . .

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