Jair Bolsonaro temporarily moves to the United States

You can stay there for half a year.

Jair Bolsonaro The lawyer for the former Brazilian president announced Monday that he has applied for a tourist visa in the United States, according to MTI.

Philip Alexander According to the request made on Friday. He added that the former head of state will remain in the United States during the trial.

You want to take some time for yourself, clear your head and enjoy a few months of touring the US before deciding on your next steps

– explained Alexander in his statement sent to Reuters by e-mail.

The lawyer added that it was up to him whether to use the full six months provided by the tourist visa.

The American newspaper The Financial Times was the first to report on Bolsonaro’s visa application. A US State Department spokesperson responded to inquiries about the matter by saying that documents related to the visa are confidential.

Bolsonaro’s term ended within 48 hours and his leftist counterpart, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Before taking office on January 1, he traveled to Florida. On January 8, thousands of supporters of the former president surrounded the main buildings of the Brazilian Congress, the Presidential Palace and the Supreme Court, then stormed the venue and began looting and rioting, protesting the election results.

The Supreme Court of Brazil has agreed to conduct an investigation into the Bolsonaro case regarding what happened. 41 Democratic members of the US House of Representatives recently asked US President Joe Biden to cooperate with the Brazilian investigation into the riots and revoke Bolsonaro’s visa allowing him to remain in the US.

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Bolsonaro supposedly arrived in the country on an “A” visa meant for state leaders and diplomats, allowing for a stay of 30 days.

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