Democratic Lawmakers Furious Over Bolsonaro’s Admittance to U.S. Hospital

Former right-wing Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has been admitted to a hospital in Orlando, Florida, due to “abdominal pain.” Bolsonaro has been hospitalized several times since being stabbed in 2018. Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) said “Bolsonaro should not be given refuge in Florida,” and condemned the recent riot at the Brazilian capitol. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) also said “the US must cease granting refuge to Bolsonaro in Florida.”

From Zero Hedge:

And Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas)  added his voice as well in the following, even referencing heavily charged words like 'terrorists' and 'fascists.'


There's been widespread condemnation of Bolsonaro and his refusal to make a clear enough formal concession after the victory of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva for the presidency, in the country's tightest and most hotly contested election in decades.