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Puerto Rico governor apologizes for calling Melissa Mark-Viverito a ‘whore’ – nypost.com

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló — whose administration has been roiled by a corruption probe — has apologized for calling former City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito a “whore” and telling a federal board overseeing the island’s finances to “go f— yourself.”

Rosselló made the comments in leaked text messages published by local newspaper Primera Hora after the FBI arrested former top officials in his government on corruption charges.

In one private chat, he used the Spanish word for “whore” to describe Mark-Viverito — and in another told the Fiscal Oversight Board established by Congress to oversee the territory’s finances to “go f—- yourself,” in English this time, along with middle-finger emojis.

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