Brazil's president-elect Bolsonaro threatens to remove government ads from 'lying' media outlets

Brazil president-elect Jair Bolsonaro (pictured) said he would like anti-graft judge Sergio Moro to become his justice minister and, eventually, take a seat on the Supreme Court when an opening arises.
Brazil president-elect Jair Bolsonaro (pictured) said he would like anti-graft judge Sergio Moro to become his justice minister and, eventually, take a seat on the Supreme Court when an opening arises.PHOTO: REUTERS

SAO PAULO (REUTERS) - Brazil president-elect Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday (Oct 29) that he would withdraw government advertising from media outlets he deemed to be "lying", keeping up pressure on critical outlets after winning the weekend's presidential election by a landslide.

In an interview on Globo TV's national evening news, Mr Bolsonaro also said he would like anti-graft judge Sergio Moro to becoming his justice minister and, eventually, take a seat on the Supreme Court when an opening arises.