Jair Bolsonaro won Brazil's presidency by a wide margin on Sunday.
Bolsonaro has espoused racist and violent rhetoric for years and has drawn comparisons to President Donald Trump.
Asked about those comparisons on Monday, the White House seemed dismissive.
Jair Bolsonaro cruised to an expected victory in the second round of Brazil's presidential election Sunday.
Bolsonaro has been a federal legislator in Brazil since the early 1990s, but his positioning as an outsider, as well as his appeals to...