The Man Holding Brazil Together Is Not Jair Bolsonaro

After getting wind of a possible congressional proposal to strip him of some powers, Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro complained that the country’s lawmakers want to make him a ceremonial head of state, like the queen of England. That hasn’t happened yet, but when it comes to setting the nation’s legislative agenda, it’s clear who has the real power: Rodrigo Maia, the speaker of the nation’s lower house.

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