Brazilian police raid pro-Bolsonaro businessmen who talk about keeping him in power

SÃO PAULO—Brazilian police raided the homes of several prominent businessmen allied to the president Jair Bolsonaro Tuesday as the Supreme Court investigates the men for discussing a potential power grab in the event the conservative leader loses the October presidential election.

A team of 35 police officers executed search warrants in five states to collect evidence. Legal and political analysts said the operation was likely to stoke tensions over allegations of undemocratic behavior on both sides of the political divide in the polarized country.


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