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Thu Sep 22, 2022, 11:07 PM

Sanders Blasts GOP for Opposing Resolution Warning Against Military Coup in Brazil



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"This resolution is very simple and straightforward," Sanders (I-Vt.) said in a floor speech outlining the details of a measure he introduced alongside Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) and a handful of other Senate Democrats on Brazil's Independence Day earlier this month.

"It does not take sides in Brazil's election, obviously—and that would be unacceptable," Sanders said Wednesday. "But what it does do is express the sense of the United States Senate that the United States government will make it unequivocally clear that the continuing relationship of the United States and Brazil depends upon the commitment of the government of Brazil to democracy and human rights."

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The Vermont senator pointed specifically to Bolsonaro's declaration that "only God can take me from the presidency" and other similar anti-democratic remarks in the lead-up to Brazil's October 2 presidential election, in which leftist former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is currently the polling frontrunner.

"It is obviously not the business of the United States to determine who the next president of Brazil is, or to get involved in Brazil's presidential elections in any way. That is a decision to be made solely by the people of Brazil through a fair and free election," Sanders said. "But it is the business of the United States to make clear to the people of Brazil that our government will not recognize or support a government that comes to power through a military coup or the undermining of a democratic election. That is our business."

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https://www.commondreams.org/news/2022/09/22/sanders-blasts-gop-opposing-resolution-warning-against-military-coup-brazil

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Response to Uncle Joe (Original post)

Thu Sep 22, 2022, 11:23 PM

1. Well,.. well,.. Bolsonaro is buddy buddy with the Tangerine Fuhrer.


Bolsonaro says, "Only God can take me from the Presidency...." - (not the voters - only God).

Are we talking Coup d 'etat here ? If Bolsonaro loses the Brazilian Presidential election ?

Where oh where did that idea come from ? DJT ?

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Response to Uncle Joe (Original post)

Fri Sep 23, 2022, 12:06 AM

2. I may well have missed it.

Hectic life here.

Do you have info when he called out the trump. gop. qop coup?

Thank you in advance.

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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #2)

Fri Sep 23, 2022, 12:28 AM

3. January 6th 2021



Bernie Sanders skewers the president over Capitol siege: ‘The man directly responsible for the chaos of today is Donald Trump’

January 6, 2021

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont did not mince words in terms of who he blames for the violence at the US Capitol on Wednesday, explicitly blaming President Donald Trump for the pandemonium.

“The man directly responsible for the chaos of today is Donald Trump, who has made it clear that he will do anything to remain in power – including insurrection and inciting violence,” Sanders said in a tweet. “Trump will go down in history as the worst and most dangerous president in history.”

Sanders has been an unabashed critic of Trump, often excoriating the president over his authoritarian tendencies. He came relatively close to being Trump’s opponent in the 2020 presidential race, but was ultimately defeated by President-elect Joe Biden for the Democratic nomination.

Trump incited a riot that amounted to an attempted coup at the US Capitol on Wednesday as he continued to push for the result of the 2020 election to be overturned.

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https://www.sanders.senate.gov/in-the-news/bernie-sanders-skewers-the-president-over-capitol-siege-the-man-directly-responsible-for-the-chaos-of-today-is-donald-trump/



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Response to Uncle Joe (Original post)

Fri Sep 23, 2022, 12:48 AM

4. excellent

thank you!

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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #4)

Fri Sep 23, 2022, 12:49 AM

5. Peace to you sheshe

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