Killeen: Protesters call for resignation of Puerto Rico's governor

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KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) A protest calling for the resignation of Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló, was held in Killeen Monday evening.

This was in response to the Governor's obscenity-laced online chats that were leaked to the public last week.

In those chats, Governor Rosselló made insults to a variety of groups, including victims of Hurricane Maria.

"He is still hurting our people," says Killeen protest organizer Raisa Noa who's family still lives in Puerto Rico.

"He is still making fun of our people and we are not going to tolerate that, we want that to stop," she said.

The Killeen demonstration was one of many taking place throughout Puerto Rico and across the country.

Protesters wore and waved an altered Puerto Rican flag, with the typical colors substituted for black and white.

They say the black and white symbolize the dissatisfaction felt towards the government.

At this time Governor Rosselló has yet to step down, but has publicly apologized for the comments he made.