Protesters demand Puerto Rico governor's resignation

Gov. Ricardo Rossella has announced he will not seek reelection, but 1 million people are getting ready to hit the streets in protest.
2:02 | 07/22/19

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We're gonna turn to the turmoil in Puerto Rico overnight. The embattled governor there announced that he will not seek reelection but protesters say that is not enough. And many are now demanding that he resign now a million people. Getting ready to hit the streets there today Victor can nose in San Juan with the latest good morning actor. Good morning clearly we're at the. We grow and they are alone it's the only fourteen pilot life like god what we expect nobody. With celebrities like Ricky Martin once again beating the George. They won't come until the governor resigns. Overnight in Puerto Rico Pelfrey and intense pressure growing. The island's governor recorder reverse a yield sing on FaceBook apologizing is not enough. Announcing he'll step down as head of the party and won't seek reelection but he will finish his term he said. Not resign but he will step down. When Palin has seen. Protesters say the frustration with the government has been building that the last stroman was a leads group chat between the governor and his inner circle nearly 900 pages laced with sexist and homophobic language and ever since the remained lately protest at times swelling into the hundreds of thousands taking over San Juan. The nightly protest in front of the governor's mansion long flowing down the told for the governor's got down. All the growing louder. The demonstrations. Leading to clashes with police. And forcing some members of the governor's inner circle to leave their post. Including his Press Secretary resigning after she says she was gold's corrupt in front of her young son. So US officials and democratic presidential hopefuls joining of those calls for the governor to resign he refuses to back down. But did say he is way to debase the legislative process. The nuclear situation and their K Victor thanks very much.

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