AFP: Bolsonaro: I 'admire' Trump12 October 2018 | 01:36 | FOCUS News Agency
Speaking during his first news conference since securing 46 percent of the vote in Sunday's first round -- trailed by leftist Fernando Haddad, who took 29 percent -- populist Bolsonaro also denied being a far-right leader.
"I'm not far-right. Point to me an act of mine that is far-right," he said.
"When I spoke of the migration question, it's because we can't have a country with open borders," he added, a point echoing Trump's anti-immigration rhetoric.
"I'm an admirer of President Trump. He wants a great United States -- I want a great Brazil."
Bolsonaro's detractors highlight his contentious past comments demeaning women and gay people, and speaking in favor of torture and Brazil's 1964-1985 military dictatorship.
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