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Puerto Rico governor 'won't seek re-election' after mass protests

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Ricardo Rossello announces he will not seek another term amid protests and mounting calls to quit over leaked chats.
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Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello Says He Will Not Seek Reelection In 2020

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello Says He Will Not Seek Reelection In 2020

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The announcement comes after a week of protests over leaked messages exchanged by Rossello and his staff that included homophobic and misogynistic slurs.
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Ricardo Rosselló Won't Seek Reelection As Puerto Rico Governor Amid 'Chatgate' Scandal

Ricardo Rosselló Won't Seek Reelection As Puerto Rico Governor Amid 'Chatgate' Scandal

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

Leaked online chats between Rosselló and other officials sparked outrage across the U.S. island territory.
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Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rossello will not seek reelection

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said Sunday evening that he will not resign in the face of public furor over an obscenity-laced leaked online chat, but he will not seek re-election or continue as head of his pro-statehood political party.
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Defying Protests, Gov. Ricardo Rosselló of Puerto Rico Refuses to Resign

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

Saying “I have made mistakes, and I have apologized,” the governor said he would not seek re-election and would give up the leadership of his party, but would not step down.
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Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló Will Not Seek Reelection, But Refuses to Resign

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló will not seek reelection, but refuses to resign per a Facebook live announcement on Sunday.
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