Sergio Moro, famed anti-corruption crusader, quits amid row with President Jair Bolsonaro after he decided to change the head of the country's federal police during the coronavirus pandemic.
Neither the left nor the right bloc are anywhere near an absolute majority in the 350-seat assembly following Sunday's polls.
Pedro Sanchez became the head of a minority government just over eight months ago, and his draft budget was rejected in parliament in protest of separatist leaders being put on trial for their role in a 2017 attempt to break Catalonia from Spain.
French police arrests 22 people in protests over labour reforms threatening workers rights
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