His comments have polarized the island, with some legislators demanding his resignation.
“It’s outrageous that someone who was elected by the people tries to use his position to cause addiction, sicken and destroy Puerto Rican society,” Sen. Itzamar Pena said.
16:27 Number of victims rises in Cincinnati nightclub shooting16
08:41 Opposition leader among hundreds arrested at Moscow protest24
04:32 Police search for suspects in deadly nightclub shooting17
15:49 British police make ‘significant’ arrests in widening probes after London attack25