Update 2: Physical confrontation erupts in Brazil’s Congress between Temer’s supporters & opponents after he deploys the military against protesters.
pdate 1: Reuters reports that Temer has deployed troops to protect government buildings::
- BRAZIL DEFENSE MINISTER JUNGMANN SAYS PRESIDENT TEMER HAS ORDERED ARMY TROOPS TO PROTECT GOVT BUILDINGS FROM PROTESTERS
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Amid massive protests demanding the ouster of Brazilian President Michel Temer, local riot police used tear gas and concussion grenades against groups of violent protesters in the Brazilian capital, where according to GloboNews protesters set fire to several ministry buildings on Wednesday afternoon, as tens of thousands gathered outside Congress.