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Bolsonaro Raises the Stakes With Brazil Police Chief Nomination

  • President taps aide to previous nominee, blocked by top court
  • Bolsonaro joined protest against court and Congress on Sunday
Bolsonaro gestures while attending a protests at the Planalto Palace on May 3.
Bolsonaro gestures while attending a protests at the Planalto Palace on May 3.Photographer: Andressa Anholete/Getty Images
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Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro risked fanning political tensions by nominating another ally to head the federal police, a day after participating in a protest against nation’s top court and Congress amid the coronavirus outbreak.