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    Will Scandals Force Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosselló Out of Office?

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    On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Garland Nixon and Lee Stranahan discuss how explosive leaked messages and political corruption have led to major protests in Puerto Rico putting pressure on Governor Ricardo Rosselló to resign. Are these protests expected to intensify, and what are the chances Rosselló leaves office in the near future?


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    Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosselló is under pressure to resign following revelations of corruption connected to his administration in addition to disparaging and offensive messages from Rosselló which have been made public. Bob Schlehuber, Producer for 'By Any Means Necessary,' joins Garland and Lee from San Juan, Puerto Rico to discuss the scandals surrounding Rosselló, ongoing protests and efforts to remove him from office, how this situation is impacting the political landscape in Puerto Rico, and the likelihood that protests continue to grow and Rosselló will fail to complete his term.

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