The Daily Beast reports:
This summer, according to two people with knowledge of the matter, Trump told confidants that he’s open to publicly endorsing Bolsonaro’s reelection, potentially at a mega-rally in Brazil where he and Bolsonaro could appear together side-by-side, to rail against what they each deem undesired election outcomes. Bolsonaro, who is widely expected to decisively fail in his reelection bid next year, has been preemptively spreading groundless claims of election “fraud,” a strategy jarringly reminiscent of Trump’s failed coup in the United States.
President Bolsonaro’s son Eduardo, who serves as a member of the Brazilian parliament and has been described in the U.S. press as the Donald Trump Jr. of Brazil, recently met with Trump, according to a post on the Brazilian lawmaker’s Instagram account. Last month, the younger Bolsonaro posted pictures of himself at Trump Tower standing next to the former president. Gettr, Jason Miller’s attempt at a pro-Trump social media platform, has proven especially popular with conservative Brazilian supporters of Bolsonaro.
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Following Donald Trump’s defeat in the 2020 election, he immediately lost many of his ties to world leaders he once called “friends.” However, Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro, sought to keep the bromance alive. Trump hasn’t forgotten. https://t.co/QH2ijCArRu
— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) September 10, 2021
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