In a meeting with the PT’s bench, Lula preaches caution about electoral polls: ‘Nothing with high heels’ – Prime Time Zone


Former president arrived in Brasília this Sunday, 3rd, to fulfill a series of agendas with politicians: ‘He’s going to talk to everyone,’ congressman Carlos Zarattini (PT-SP) told Prime Time Zone

Claudia Martini / Framing / Estadão Content – 06/12/2021According to surveys released by Datafolha and IPEC, the PT would defeat President Jair Bolsonaro in an eventual runoff

the former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva landed in Brasília on Sunday night, 3, to fulfill a series of agendas with politicians this week. The commitments have as a backdrop the articulations aimed at the 2022 elections. After a meeting with governors of the Northeast region, the PT met, on the morning of Monday, 4, with the benches of the PT on Chamber of Deputies and no Senate. Lula asked lawmakers to maintain their stance of confronting the president’s government Jair Bolsonaro and he preached caution in relation to the results presented in recent weeks by electoral polls. According to surveys released by Datafolha and Ipec, the company that replaced Ibope, the former president leads the race for Planalto Palace and would defeat the current head of the federal Executive in an eventual runoff. According to reports made to Young pan, the former president reinforced that the acronym needs to enter next year’s election with “thirst for victory”. The main point of Lula’s speech, says one congressman, was the following: “No high heels, no thinking that things are resolved”.

“It was a good conversation. Lula spoke about the conversations he will have in Brasília, the national situation, the possibility of expanding the alliances in national terms and about his expectations in relation to the bench,” he told the Young pan Senator Humberto Costa (PT-PE), one of the parliamentarians with whom the former president maintains close relations. “It was a meeting to hear his ideas about the electoral process. Lula will talk to everyone who wants to talk to him, regardless of alliance, coalition or platform. He’s going to talk to everyone”, summarizes federal deputy Carlos Zarattini (PT-SP). “We wanted an integration between Lula and the bench, so that we can move forward with the idea of ​​creating a project for the reconstruction of Brazil. The idea is to work together. Lula gave us a good phrase. He said that we did a lot for Brazil. We created public policies, the people had jobs, food on the table and the worker’s son could go to college. He wants to do this and more. It was a very enthusiastic speech”, said the PT leader in the Chamber of Deputies, Bohn Gass (PT-RS) in the report. “In the Chamber, we need to keep up the mobilization. Other institutions have put a brake on housekeeping. In the Senate, we have the CPI of Covid-19; the TSE [Tribunal Superior Eleitoral] has acted against fake news; the STF [Supremo Tribunal Federal] made decisions that corrected the injustices of Lula’s convictions, but the Chamber continues to vote on Bolsonaro’s projects. Interlocution with social movements is essential to move the impeachment agenda forward”, continues the parliamentarian from Rio Grande do Sul.