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Artiles, who was elected to the Senate in November after serving in the House, also told Gibson and Sen.
"With regard to the word, which I used toward no one in particular, but that is rightfully the most inflammatory, I know my explanation is inadequate, but it's honest", Artiles said. Let's hope someone loves Artiles enough to help him find out.
Frank Artiles, R-Miami, apologized publicly Wednesday morning for a tirade at a club that included making derogatory comments about a fellow senator and using a racial slur.
Artiles went on to say that gender identity is "subjective" and that the gender listed on a person's birth certificate is the only factor that should be taken into consideration. "We share each other's customs".
"Are words of contrition sufficient to erase the damage that Senator Artiles has caused, or do we finally insist that he bear the consequences?" said Democratic Sen.
That's right, Sens. Negron and Wilton Simpson and Bill Galvano.
"I owe you an apology", Artiles told Negron on the floor, asking forgiveness for his "crass and juvenile comments".
But - before Artiles issued his statement, - Gibson had said that an apology from her colleague would be meaningless.
The tourist was utterly unaware that the elegant lady she approached is one of a tiny handful of Floridians upon whom the sun rises and sets in #TheProcess. Frank Artiles of using racist language-and offering an excuse almost as shameful. And in 2015, Artiles was accused of punching a college student at a bar, a charge he denied. He also clarified that the six Senate colleagues he was referring to were white, and defended his use of the N-word as "a slang term".
And those are just three of the stories which have made it to the media. Gibson reportedly stormed out of the Governor's Club after the exchange and Thurston confronted Artiles about his words. Negron won a hard-fought race to become Senate president, but he did not have support from any black senators.
Hours before the first execution was scheduled to begin, fights continued on several fronts in state and federal court. The federal judge, however, provided officials with an opportunity to address her concerns at a hearing on Monday.
She says his outbursts on his Infowars website , his radio show, and his YouTube channel are evidence that he's not a fit parent. He also claims USA moon landings were faked and that the government faked the Sandy Hook school shooting using actors.
The two met in Moscow during the secretary's visit, during which Russian bombers also caused a similar incident near Japan. A pair of Russian bombers were intercepted by two USA stealth fighter jets in worldwide airspace off Alaska's coast.
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Trump says China won't be labeled a currency manipulator
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Russia says it won't broadcast Eurovision Song Contest
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