It had been a good several months for New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez. Last month, Marco Rubio named her as a possible VP pick. A week later, she was voted in as chair of the Republican Governors Association.
Now, Governor Martinez is making headlines for a… less ideal reason. Audio recordings have surfaced surrounding a run-in Martinez had with Santa Fe police during an office holiday party that inspired several apparent noise complaints.
The most notable moment features a conversation between Martinez and a police dispatcher, who she chastises and presses for information surrounding who specifically made the complaint, before strongly suggesting that the dispatcher “call” the officers following up on the complaint “off.”
The press hasn’t been too favorable for Marco Rubio’s favorite governor:
Albuquerque Journal: Call off your officersRead more after the jump.