A White House press conference with the leaders of the two biggest economies in the Western Hemisphere.
One of them was elected after campaigning as an outsider; is no stranger to controversy, complains about the press being unfair to him and thinks that in the past his country was doing better.
The other one is U.S. President Donald Trump.
CGTN’s Nathan King has this report.
- Jose Roberto de Toledo is a journalist and the editor at large with Piaui magazine.
- Gilson Schwartz is an economy professor at the University of Sao Paulo.
- Rodrigo Constantino is an economist and author.
- Paulo Sotero is the director of the Brazil Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro presents President Donald Trump with a Brazilian national team soccer jersey in the Oval Office of the White House, March 19, 2019, in Washington. (Photo: Evan Vucci/AP) https://t.co/4qnCtAJgn3 pic.twitter.com/mRsfukpitW
— Yahoo News (@YahooNews) March 19, 2019
Speaking next to Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro, Pres. Trump says he intends "to designate Brazil as a major non-NATO ally—or even, possibly, if you start thinking about it, maybe a NATO ally." https://t.co/W5mdJV4bmS pic.twitter.com/tGIDCvCW4G
— ABC News (@ABC) March 19, 2019