President Trump on Tuesday congratulated Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro after the right-wing politician was sworn in for his first term in office.
Trump praised Bolsonaro, known as the “Trump of the Tropics,” for his inauguration speech, tweeting to the new president that “the U.S.A. is with you!”
Congratulations to President @JairBolsonaro who just made a great inauguration speech – the U.S.A. is with you!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 1, 2019
— Jair M. Bolsonaro (@jairbolsonaro) January 1, 2019
Bolsonaro responded via Twitter a short time later, thanking Trump for his “words of encouragement.”
“Together, under God’s protection, we shall bring prosperity and progress to our people!” Bolsonaro tweeted. – READ MORE