calling on puerto rico's governor ricardo rossello to resign. on sunday the governor announced he would not seek re-election but wouldn't immediately resign. nbc news correspondent gabe gutierrez is live in san juan where he joins me. gabe, these protests have been going on for over a week. how did they start and how did they get so big? >> reporter: hi, stephanie. well, the governor made his announcement yesterday on facebook live. some people were expecting he would resign. he obviously did not. even though he did say that he would not seek re-election, and was stepping down as head of his political party, that isn't enough for all the protesters that have gathered here. already thousands have filed into the parking lot here, roberto clemente stadium in san juan, and many more are expected throughout the day. they are expected to shut down san juan's main avenue. some are selling t-shirts right now. this is the rallying cry we've heard really for the past several days urging...
the fact that our discourse is being so -- what used to be, you couldn't say in locker rooms, you can say now, and that's because of donald trump. >> i think walter has identified the most petrifying trend in american political life. it is the discourse. >> listen to buttigieg. take a stance on what's right. >> just be woke. all right. that does it for us this morning. stephanie ruhle picks up the coverage right now. >> thanks so much. >>> hi there. i'm stephanie ruhle. you ready? let's talk former special counsel robert mueller. this man has done everything he can to stay out of the public spotlight but that changes this wednesday when he appears before two separate house committees, committing to at least five hours of public testimony. now, democrats would love for him to breathe life back into the question of whether the
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