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Amazon rainforest burning at record rate, engulfing Bolsonaro in controversy

As the Amazon rainforest continues to burn, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is walking back allegations that he blamed NGO's for setting the wildfires. His policies have led to a surge in deforestation and development in the Amazon. Wall Street Journal correspondent Samantha Pearson joined CBSN on the phone from Brazil to discuss the latest developments.
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