Protests against governor expand across Puerto Rico

The turmoil has taken a toll on the island's economy as more cruise ships refuse to dock there, costing the island millions of dollars.
1:57 | 07/23/19

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Now to the unrest in Puerto Rico. Overnight protests expanding from the island to New York City as calls grow for the governor to resign and the turmoil taking a toll on the island as more cruise ships refuse to dock there costing the island millions of dollars. Victor Oquendo is in San Juan and has the latest. Good morning, Victor. Reporter: Good morning, robin. The cleanup is under way here in old San Juan where we can still feel the effects of that tear gas. This barricade, the front line of those late night clashes with a much smaller group of people, just a few dozen compared to what we saw throughout the day. They do not plan to stop protesting until the governor resigns. Overnight protesters and police facing off in Puerto Rico. Police using tear gas to disperse crowds after protesters gathered late into the night. The clashes following a day of massive demonstrations. The anger aimed at the island's governor reaching a boiling point as hundreds of thousands demand he step down. This is going on for so long and he broke the glass. Reporter: Marred since a profane group chat between he and his aides leaked appearing on Fox News digging in. I have made a decision, I'm not going to run. I'm not going to seek re-election and that way I can focus on the job at hand. Reporter: On the mainland the Ricky resign chant echoing in grand central station. The anger and frustration even reaching the white house. President trump calling the governor terrible slamming him for his handling of hurricane disaster funding. You have incompetent, totally grossly incompetent leadership at the top of Puerto Rico. Reporter: In that interview with Fox News the governor struggled to name one supporter here on the island and eventually named a local mayor. We reached out to that local mayor who says, no, he does not support the governor. Thank you. Overnight, new chaos on the

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