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Bolsonaro’s threat to ‘pack’ Brazil’s Supreme Court

Days after qualifying for the runoff stage of the Brazilian presidential race, Jair Bolsonaro once again barreled into a confrontation with the courts — frequent targets of his vitriol. In a Friday rant, Mr. Bolsonaro said one of the 11 Supreme Court justices is “helping to bury Brazil” and suggested members of the court prefer he loses the election because “they have something to hide.”

Then, he talked about an alleged initiative to increase the number of Supreme Court justices from 11 to 16. On Sunday, Mr. Bolsonaro said on a podcast that the move could be dropped if…

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