Brazilian senator says ex president Bolsonaro tried to coerce him into staging a coup: report By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE Image: Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro speaks at an occasion having location in a restaurant at Dezerland amusement park in Orlando, Florida, U.S. January 31, 2023. REUTERS/Joe Skipper

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian opposition senator Marcos do Val explained that previous President Jair Bolsonaro tried out to coerce him into staging a coup after 2022 elections, in accordance to a report by Veja journal on Thursday.

Do Val reported in an Instagram he would go away politics, stepping down from his position as senator.