Vázquez, who’s set to take over
Muchas gracias Gobernador, mi compromiso con la justicia y el pueblo de PR es inquebrantable. https://t.co/9DtC3Gf2gv
— Wanda Vázquez Garced (@wandavazquezg) July 9, 2019
Puerto Rico’s constitution dictates the secretary of state is first in line to take over if the governor resigns. However, Secretary of State controversial chat that leaked, resigned July 13 amid the controversy., one of the 12 men who took part in the
In response to the controversy that led to Rosselio’s resignation, Vázquez released a statement saying: “I recognize that the frustrations and pressures of the day-to-day can be expressed in an incorrect way within the privacy of a friendship. But I have to express the deep regret this causes me as a woman, as a mother, as a professional and as a citizen of this beautiful island.”
Soon after the announcement that Vázquez would take over, calls for her resignation began trending on Twitter with the hashtag #WandaRenuncia.
Here are five things you should know about the controversial figure: