Flávio Bolsonaro, the president's son, acts behind the scenes to avoid the success of the CPI (parliamentary inquiry commission), that Senators try to create to investigate the Judiciary Branch.
Two weeks ago, a conversation between the four PSL senators about Lava Toga's CPI nearly caused Major Olímpio (SP) to leave the party's leadership in the Senate. The senator's explosion was due to an unorthodox request: the insistence by Flávio Bolsonaro (PSL-RJ), the president's son, that the signatures supporting the CPI investigation into irregularities in the Judiciary Branch, were removed. Ever since the Commission of Inquiry started being discussed, Flávio has, strangely, joined a group of PT and MDB senators, all struggling with judiciary processes, who work to stop judicial investigations. "It's better that these pressures stop, otherwise I'll call the press and tell them everything," threatened Major Olímpio, addressing Flávio."If they do not stop, I'll leave the leadership," he added. What moves Flávio Bolsonaro is always a mystery. The most important thing is to know if he acts with the consent of the Planalto. If so, Flávio's actions are even more serious.
In his attempt to bury the CPI, Flávio walks with ease in the backstage of the Senate. On March 26, for example, Flávio entered the office of the House Speaker, Davi Alcolumbre (DEM-AP), during a meeting of leaders. Also present at the meeting was Alessandro Vieira, author of the CPI's petition. That was when Flávio made an emphatic defense of the "inconvenience" of the investigation. "My father is not against the CPI, but it can create embarrassment for the government," he said, as reported by those present at the meeting. Flávio has argued that Lava Toga can "affect the government." For him, the only priority must be the reform of Social Security. The fact that the changes in the rules of pensions are fundamental for the country's economy growth is indisputable. It remains to be clarified how investigations into possible misconducts of those in the Judiciary Branch would affect Brazil - other than in a positive way.
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