Puerto Rico Statehood? Timing: PR Gov Rossello Threatens to Punch Trump in the Mouth

Conservative Firing Line | 3/31/2019 | Staff
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A bill was introduced by House lawmakers to allow Puerto Rico to become the 51st state, similar to the one that did not move forward last year. It is a straight admissions bill, and does not require Puerto Rico to vote on the statehood issue as they have previously. The timing is a little iffy, with the PR Gov Rossello calling the President a “racist” and a “bully” and threatening to punch him in the mouth.

Governor Rossello simply played into CNN’s biased hands by speaking against the President as he did in an interview with CNN’s Jim Acosta on Thursday.

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The statehood bill was introduced by a bipartisan group of Reps- Darren Soto (D-FL), Donald Young (R-AK), Jamie Raskin (D-MD), and Ruben Gallego (D-AZ).

The local citizens of Puerto Rico voted in 2012 to become a state. The Republican party platform has included the admission of Puerto Rico as a state in the past. The Democrats in charge of the House definitely want it, as it means they would receive more votes. The President has stated that he is not in favor of it.

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PR leaders appear to be virulently anti-Trump and the media plays it up as hard as they can. The Mayor of San Juan, Carmen Yulin Cruz,...
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