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Brazilian President Bolsonaro Tries To Take Mobile Phone From YouTube Heckler, Video Show

São Paulo (CNN)Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is a YouTuber who mocked him in the capital, Brasilia, on Thursday. According to a video on Brazilian news station Globo, which has a relationship with the president. He was questioned by Army Corporal Wilker Leao, who filmed and posted the confrontation on YouTube.

In the video, Leo can be heard asking Bolsonaro about an alliance with a group of right-wing and centrist parties called "Centrao", which holds a majority of seats in parliament.

Bolsonaro and his left-wing challenger, former President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva, launched rival presidential campaigns on Tuesday ahead of the October elections.

17} Lula remains the top choice with 47% of Brazilian voters, according to the Datafolha Institute's nationwide poll released Thursday night by the Folha de S. Paulo newspaper. But the gap is closing, with Bolsonaro up three points from the last poll in late July.

According to the Globo video, Leao is seen being pushed by apparent security personnel and refusing to leave. He begins to insult the president by calling him a "coward" and a "punk".

"I come here every day, Bolsonaro. Let's see if you dare to go out and talk to me," says Leo.

I see the President getting out of the car saying he wants to talk to Leo. He grabs his YouTuber's collar. "Come here, come here to talk to me," he said, reaching for Leo's phone. I can see you talking.

"You can talk as much as you want, you can talk as much as you want. No problem. Why are you so aggressive?" says Bolsonaro.

"Because when I went there, when I spoke calmly with you, I was forbidden to go there again to speak calmly with you," Leo replies.

Bolsonaro's media outlets and Wilker Leon did not respond to CNN's request for comment.