In addition to calling for more resources to help rebuild after Hurricane Maria, the governor told CNN’s S.E. Cupp, “there’s another thing we need: We need to solve the century-old problem of colonialism in Puerto Rico. The truth of the matter is … we are treated as second-class citizens.”

During an interview on “S.E. Cupp Unfiltered,” Rosselló, a member of the New Progressive Party, which seeks Puerto Rico statehood, said that all US lawmakers should be able to answer the question, “Do you support the notion that the United States, being the standard-bearer of democracy, should have more than 3 million of its citizens disenfranchised from voting or having representation?”