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‘Car Wash caucus’ backs Bolsonaro, who buried their investigation

The most extensive anticorruption investigation in Brazilian history, Operation Car Wash was buried under the presidency far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro, who br that there was “no more in the government” back in 2020.

The probe uncovered corruption schemes involving members of virtually all Brazilian political parties and many of the country’s top construction conglomerates, but was neutralized and then disbanded under Mr. Bolsonaro’s watch.

On Sunday, Operation Car Wash’s two most prominent figures — former lead judge Sergio Moro and task force prosecutor Deltan Dallagnol — were elected to the upper and lower houses of Congress,…

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