Shock after storm in Congress: Brazil experiences Trump moment


“Something like this has never happened in Brazil’s history”: Brazil is in shock after the Congress storm

After the attack on the center of power in Brasília, security forces retook the parliament, the seat of government and the Supreme Court. Did the police cooperate with the radical demonstrators?

Special police units have brought the situation in Brazil’s capital under control.

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The shock was written all over the President’s face. The head red, the look incredulous. It was noticeable that the events in Brasília also hit the experienced politician Lula da Silva to the core and he almost lost his composure. When he had composed himself on Sunday evening, he put on his glasses, let the microphone hold him and began to make decisive sentences: