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Bolsonaro Vows to Respect Brazil Vote in Nod to Moderates

  • President grilled during interview to most-watched news show
  • He sought to reach out to more Brazilians, reduce Lula’s lead
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President Jair Bolsonaro pledged to accept the result of Brazil’s October election in a bid to win over moderate voters, even as he continued to raise questions about the integrity of the country’s electronic ballots. 

The 40-minute Monday interview with the country’s most-watched television show was wide ranging, with questions about the president’s fraught relationship with the top court, his response to the pandemic, his environmental and economic track record, as well as recent allegations of corruption in his government.