TPUSA To Host "Power Of The People" Event Featuring Jair Bolsonaro

TPUSA To Host "Power Of The People" Event Featuring Jair Bolsonaro

Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will make an appearance at Turning Point USA’s Friday event. It will be the first public speaking event for Bolsonaro since the last Brazilian election in October, which saw Bolsonaro hand over power to his opponent and convicted criminal Lula da Silva.

“Brazil has become a key battleground in the global clash between the power of the people and the tyranny of a corrupt globalist machine,” Charlie Kirk wrote in his announcement. “TPUSA is honored to host President Jair Bolsonaro in Miami THIS FRIDAY for his first public event following the recent Brazilian elections.”

The event will be held at the Trump National Doral in Miami, Florida from 5 pm to 6:30 pm. “The event, which features both the former President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro and TPUSA founder Charlie Kirk, will discuss socialism, the political state of Brazil, and so much more,” Turning Point USA said in a press release.

That statement continues: “President Bolsonaro has been in U.S. news recently after he applied for a six-month tourist visa to remain in the country. The former Brazilian president has temporarily resided in Florida since December when he was admitted to the hospital due to abdominal discomfort, a medical issue related to a stab wound he’s had since being attacked at a political rally in 2018.

“Since being discharged from the hospital, Bolsonaro has continued to remain in the United States. Felipe Alexandre, Bolsonaro’s immigration lawyer, stated that the former president wishes to “clear his head and enjoy being a tourist in the United States for a few months before deciding what his next step will be.”

“Bolsonaro’s request to temporarily stay in the United States is in the midst of the Brazilian government investigating him for any alleged wrongdoing following the massive protests that broke out across the country after his election loss. Following the election of current President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, supporters of Bolsonaro protested the election results, questioning the credibility and security of the country’s voting process. Bolsonaro responded by denouncing any violence among his supporters, but the Brazilian Supreme Court approved a request for prosecutors to investigate Bolsonaro for any potential involvement in these protests.

“In response to Bolsonaro’s visa request, a number of congressmen have signed a letter to President Biden, calling for his administration to deny Bolsonaro a visa. In their letter, they stated that “the United States must not provide shelter for him, or any authoritarian who has inspired such violence against democratic institutions.”

Bolsonaro filed an official court order challenging the results of the election in November.


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