Ocasio-Cortez Calls For Embattled Puerto Rico Governor To Resign, Won’t Do The Same For Maduro

The Daily Caller | 7/20/2019 | Staff
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Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted calls on Friday and Saturday for the resignation of embattled Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló.

Ocasio-Cortez called for Americans to “stand with la isla” in a Friday tweet, demanding Rosselló’s resignation.

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“The people of Puerto Rico have spoken loudly and clearly for the world to hear,” she tweeted. “We must stand with la isla. Rosselló must resign.”

Citing numerous protests both in Puerto Rico and across the United States, Ocasio-Cortez again tweeted support for the Puerto Rican people Saturday and repeated their calls for Rosselló to resign.

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“A remarkable testament to the creativity, resilience & power of the people of Puerto Rico. Jet skis, horses, pots, pans, & body paint – this isn’t about people making something from nothing. It’s about the people discovering the power they’ve always had ????????⬇️ #RickyRenuncia,” she tweeted.

The freshman Democrat is not alone in her stance, as Republican Florida Sen. Rick Scott has also joined the calls for Rosselló’s resignation, saying, “It’s clear that the current leadership has lost the confidence of the people of Puerto Rico.”

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