PBS NewsHour

Leaked text messages a 'tipping point' for Puerto Ricans

Clip: 07/21/2019 | 3m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

Thousands of Puerto Ricans have taken to the streets over the last week demanding Gov. Ricardo Rossello’s resignation after hundreds of offensive and vulgar private messages between the governor and his inner circle were leaked to local media. Washington Post’s Arelis Hernandez joins Hari Sreenivasan to explain.

Aired: 07/21/19

Rating: NR

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