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Brazil: blow to Bolsonaro as judge orders release of expletive-ridden video

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Two-hour video of cabinet meeting released as part of inquiry into claims Bolsonaro tried to meddle in investigation into his son

An expletive-ridden video showing the Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, expressing frustration at his inability to get information from police and vowing to change cabinet ministers if needed to protect his family has been released at the order of a supreme court justice in a new blow to the far-right president.

The two-hour video of a cabinet meeting, with portions redacted, was released as part of an inquiry into allegations that the president was trying to illegally interfere in a criminal investigation of his son, a claim made by the former justice minister Sergio Moro when he resigned last month.

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