Musk assaults Lula: «The Supreme Court choose retains him on a leash» | EUROtoday

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After criticizing the Brazilian Supreme Court choose, Alexandre de Moraes, the South African billionaire Elon Musk additionally determined to assault the progressive president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. «How did Alexandre change into the dictator of Brazil? He has Lula on a leash,” the Tesla boss wrote about X, which he owns. In one other publish, in response to a publication by conservative MP Marcelo Van Hattem, Musk said that it was Moraes “who let Lula out of prison” and for that reason “the president does not take action against him”.

In November 2019, Lula left Curitiba jail, the place he was serving a sentence for corruption, after a Supreme Court resolution that modified its jurisprudence relating to the potential of arresting a defendant earlier than all phases of the trial had been concluded. MPs linked to the right-wing former president, Jair Bolsonaro, are in the meantime contemplating the potential of presenting an impeachment request in opposition to Moraes to the Chamber of Deputies, after the latter opened an investigation in opposition to Musk.