After years of leftist rule, the 63-year-old former paratrooper-turned politician is the first conservative president in Brazil's democratic era.
"To a large extent, I support what Trump does; He wants to make America great, I also want to make Brazil great. I also have concerns about the indiscriminate entrance of foreigners without any criteria. But beyond this, we are both Christians and we are God-fearing men,‚ÄĚ he explained.
Bolsonaro's middle name is ‚ÄúMessias‚ÄĚ, Portuguese for "Messiah". He's a Catholic and his wife, Michelle, is a protestant evangelical who attends a Baptist church.
An assassination attempt by a knife-wielding attacker a month before the election almost cost Bolsonaro his life. He says it is nothing short of a miracle that he's alive today. ...