Tag: President

A Further Blow to Democracy in Brazil? Glenn Greenwald on Conviction of Lula Ahead of 2018 Election

NERMEEN SHAIKH: We begin today’s show in Brazil, where former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has been convicted on corruption charges Wednesday and sentenced to nine-and-a-half years in prison. He will remain free on appeal. Lula has been the front-runner in the 2018 elections and is widely considered one of Brazil’s most popular political figures. The former union leader...

‘The Five’ reacts to actors backtracking on Trump donor boycott

>>LIBERAL CELEBRITIES, NOW BACKTRACKING AFTER CALLING FOR TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TO BE OUTE OUTED. CLAIMING THEY WERE “MISINTERPRETED.” HE POSTED ON SOCIAL MEDIA THAT HE DOESN’T SUPPORT DISCRIMINATION OF ANY KIND AND RETWEETED THE STATEMENT SAYING, “I COULDN’T HAVE SAID IT BETTER.” SO, YOU HAVE WORKED IN HOLLYWOOD FOR A LOT OF TIME. YOU WORK WITH A LOT OF CELEBRITIES. WERE...