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Bolsonaro may face criminal charges for COVID response

Clip: 10/27/2021 | 7m 51s

A Brazilian Senate committee investigating President Jair Bolsonaro submitted their findings to the country’s attorney general Wednesday. It recommended criminal charges for Bolsonaro's pandemic response. The inquiry is unprecedented and scathing, accusing a sitting head of state of crimes against humanity for Brazil’s COVID death toll, the second highest in the world. Nick Schifrin reports.

Aired: 10/27/21

Rating: NR

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