Puerto Ricans protest, call for Gov. Rossello to resign in wake of text message leak

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After the surfacing of controversial messages between Puerto Rico's governor and his council, many are calling for the official to resign.

Puerto Ricans are pushing for the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rossello. Hundreds of private text messages between Rossello and his staff were leaked and contain apparent misogynistic and homophobic insults.

The governor is refusing to resign amidst protests in Puerto Rico and New York City.

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