Miami lawmaker apologizes on Senate floor for using racial slur | Miami Herald

Miami Republican Sen. Frank Artiles was stripped of his committee chairmanship. The legislative black caucus is expected to ask for his resignation.

“I extend a heartfelt apology to my colleagues and to all those I have offended,” Artiles began.

He offered a direct apology to Sen. Audrey Gibson, a Jacksonville Democrat he had called a “bitch.”

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