In a unanimous ruling, Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court has overturned Pedro Pierluisi’s swearing-in as governor as unconstitutional. This clears the way for Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez to succeed Ricardo Rosselló, who resigned following weeks of mass protests.
Puerto Rico's new governor says he will step down after the Supreme Court ruled that his swearing-in as governor was unconstitutional. Here's a look back at the mass protests that led to former Governor Ricardo Rossello's resignation last week.
Breaking Overnight: Puerto Rico's embattled governor Ricardo Rosselló is stepping down after 12 days of historic, and at times violent protests. He will leave office next Friday, August 2nd. Our @DavidBegnaud has been covering the unrest from Puerto Rico since it began.
BREAKING: Speaker of Puerto Rico House of Representatives says 'the impeachment process has started' for Governor Rossello
The Governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rossello, is a great guy and leader who is really working hard. Thank you Ricky!
Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello just stated: "The Administration and the President, every time we've spoken, they've delivered......