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Brazilian senator says ex president Bolsonaro tried to coerce him into staging a coup: report

2023-02-02T13:07:35Z

Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro speaks at an event taking place in a restaurant at Dezerland amusement park in Orlando, Florida, U.S. January 31, 2023. REUTERS/Joe Skipper

Brazilian opposition senator Marcos do Val said that former President Jair Bolsonaro tried to coerce him into staging a coup after 2022 elections, according to a report by Veja magazine on Thursday.

Do Val said in an Instagram he would leave politics, stepping down from his position as senator.