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Embattled Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello says he will not seek reelection in 2020

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

After at first standing fast and refusing to resign after the release of compromising text messages, embattled Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Sunday he will not seek reelection in 2020 and will step down as president of the New Progressive Party. “Apologizing is not enough,” Rossello,...
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Puerto Rico gov will not seek reelection, leaves his party amid calls for resignation

Puerto Rico gov will not seek reelection, leaves his party amid calls for resignation

1 month ago   |   By KMBC

The announcement comes as hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans swarmed outside La Fortaleza in Old San Juan last week, demanding the governor resign.
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Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló will not run for reelection next year

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced Sunday that he will not run for reelection next year, and is resigning as the president of the New Progressive Party.
“A huge portion of the population is unhappy and I recognize it,” Rosselló said on Facebook Live. “I've heard you, I love the island and people.... Today I have the responsibility to direct my strengths to try to find alternatives so that with God we may be able to move forward.”
Rosselló is two and a half years into his four year term.
“I'm going to be looking forward to turning over power to the person elected democratically,”...
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