In a meeting with recently-appointed Defence Minister Walter Souza Braga Netto in the early hours of the day, the commanders of all three branches of the Brazilian Armed Forces – General Edson Leal Pujol (Army), Admiral Ilques Barbosa Junior (Navy), and Brigadier Antonio Carlos Moretti Bermudez (Air Force) – announce their intention to resign from their posts as soon as new successors are found. The collective resignation announcement comes less than a day after the dismissal of former Defence Minister Fernando Azevedo e Silva and is allegedly a move to signal the Armed Forces' opposition to any military interference in politics.
Anti-fascist protesters gather in the Brazilian cities of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte in response to police brutality and President Bolsonaro's defence of unconstitutional measures. A pro-government crowd forms in São Paulo, with police reporting neo-Nazi flags hung from a sound truck.
U.S. President Donald Trump's re-election campaign files a defamation lawsuit against Wisconsin TV station WJFW-TV for airing an advertisement by Priorities USA Action which criticizes Trump's response to COVID-19.
The re-election campaign of U.S. President Donald Trump files a libel suit against "The New York Times" over a 2019 editorial piece that accused the Trump campaign of striking a deal with Russia during the 2016 presidential election.
Earlier in the day, over a thousand Indigenous Brazilian women, representing over 100 ethnic groups, march on Brasília after an overnight occupation of the headquarters of the Ministry of Health's Special Secretariat of Indigenous Health. Protestors chanted against the government's recent attempts at municipalization and privatization of the Indigenous health subsystem, and called for stricter environmental regulations.
During a campaign rally, U.S. President Donald Trump says "Squad" members "hate our country". In light of recent statements made by Trump deemed as racist, the crowd of Trump supporters started chanting "send her back" in regards to Representative Ilhan Omar.
Tesla stock drops 9% the day after CEO Elon Musk was seen drinking whiskey and smoking cannabis in California while discussing space colonization, life after the technological singularity and whether reality is a simulation on "The Joe Rogan Experience", and two executives resign.
Former Countrywide Financial Chief Executive Officer Angelo Mozilo and two other senior executives agree to settle United States Securities and Exchange Commission claims that they misled investors and of insider trading.