According to ex-minister José Eduardo Cardozo, Worker's Party members are astounded with the decision.
"Petistas" used social networks to criticize Judge Sergio Moro's decision to accept the invitation to take over the Ministry of Justice and Public Security in Jair Bolsonaro's (PSL) government. Party leaders claim that the magistrate acted in a biased way and demand the release of ex- president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.
In her Twitter account, former President Dilma Rousseff initially wrote: "the judge is naked." The message was deleted and replaced with a sequence of four tweets about Moro's decision history.
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