SAN JUAN (CBSMiami/CNN) – The governor of Puerto Rico could do what protesters want and resign this week.
Rumors swirled that Governor Ricardo Rosselló would step down Wednesday after more than a week of protests.READ MORE: Erika Verdecia's Confessed Murderer Eric Pierson Had Other Victims
Wednesday a crowd filled the streets outside the governor’s mansion in San Juan.
They waved flags and banners as they waited for an announcement.READ MORE: 'Public Service Is In My DNA': Ousted Miami Police Chief Art Acevedo On His Firing & COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates
Demonstrators have been calling for Rosselló to resign after a series of controversial group messages between him and his inner circle went public.
Those messages included homophobic and misogynistic language as well as jokes about Hurricane Maria victims.
Puerto Rico’s public affairs secretary has not said if Rosselló will step down, only that “he is in a process of reflection and listening to people.”MORE NEWS: Accused Hollywood Cop Killer Jason Banegas Transferred To Broward Jail
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