House of Representatives passes social security reform after eight hours of discussion,

PSL MPs wave Brazilian flags moments before the vote on the reform bill's preliminary text

At 11.28 am today, the House of Representatives opened the session to vote on the social security reform bill, one of Jair Bolsonaro's priorities.

This Wednesday evening (July 10), the House of Representatives passed the preliminary version of the social security reform bill tabled by Jair Bolsonaro's government.

There were 379 votes in favor - 71 more than the minimum (308). XX MPs voted against. 131 MPs abstained.

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