Chair Grijalva: “Gov. Rosselló Resignation is the Beginning of the Rebuilding Process – Now the Trump Humanitarian Blockade Needs to End”

Washington, D.C. – Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz) released the following statement on multiple reports this morning that Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló will resign. 

“Gov. Rosselló’s overdue resignation is a significant step in the recovery process, not the end. The people of Puerto Rico have shown the world what can happen when a united public demands justice and accountability with a clear voice. Now they must choose what comes next, and Congress must listen. Reforming PROMESA, ending the Trump administration’s reconstruction blockade, and discussing other important next steps for the island are now possible. The Puerto Rican people, not the Oversight Board or a hostile Trump administration, must take the lead in determining what comes next.”

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