Bolsonaro calls Lula a 'scumbag', Moro decries Supreme Court ruling

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro

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The former president was released on Friday following a Supreme Court ruling.

Commenting this Saturday (Nov 9) on former President Lula's release, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro urged his followers not to give "that scumbag ammunition" - a reference to the PT leader.

Without mentioning the name of the former president, Bolsonaro posted a video in honor of Justice Minister Sérgio Moro. Now a cabinet member, the former judge was responsible for Lula's conviction in a case involving a triplex apartment.

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