Eduardo whispering to his father, Jair Bolsonaro, at a conference in November

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Eduardo (L), the third son of Mr Bolsonaro (R), has a powerful affect on his father

Jair Bolsonaro, the far-right president of Brazil, has invited his son to turn out to be ambassador to the US.

Eduardo Bolsonaro, 35, who’s at present serving as a congressman and advises his father on overseas affairs, informed reporters he would settle for the put up if it had been supplied.

The place of ambassador has been vacant since April.

Mr Bolsonaro was elected final 12 months after a profitable marketing campaign he stated had been impressed by Donald Trump.

Eduardo must resign as a congressman if he did take up the place of ambassador.

The appointment hinges on his son accepting the place, the president stated

“I do not need to determine his future for him if the laws says he has to resign his place,” Mr Bolsonaro was quoted as saying by Reuters information company.

Eduardo Bolsonaro has been dubbed Brazil’s “shadow overseas minister” on the Brazilian overseas ministry due to the robust affect he has on his father’s overseas coverage concepts, BBC Americas editor Candace Piette stories.

Each the president and his son have a pro-US stance, breaking with Brazil’s historically extra cautious place, and Eduardo is brazenly pro-Israeli, whereas up to now Brazil has been cautious to not offend Arab nations.

Mr Bolsonaro makes use of a number of of his members of the family as official advisers. His eldest son, Flavio, is a senator, whereas Carlos Bolsonaro is a Rio de Janeiro metropolis council member.

Mr Trump can be recognized for appointing members of the family to political positions. On the White Home web site, his daughter Ivanka Trump is listed as an adviser to the president, focussing on “the schooling and financial empowerment of ladies and their households in addition to job creation and financial progress”.