But, ehum, that may not be the easiest task for the troubled (and forgotten territory by the actual U.S government). According to Rep Jennifer Gonalez, who campaign on the issue of statehood, the issue set forth is indeed an issue of civil rights over anything else.
Gonalez-Colon (R) argues that the issue of statehood must be provided to Puerto Rico by January 2021, something, that is certainly going to set-off heated debate in Congress as the idea wrangles Washington.
Many Puerto Ricans remain divided on the issue, mostly, because they “feel alienated; ignored, and flat-out disrespected by Donald Trump” says a Democratic Senator from NYC who was born in Puerto Rico.
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