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WATCH: Black lawmakers say Artiles is 'a bully,' should be expelled



A couple hours after Sen. Frank Artiles offered a formal apology Wednesday on the Senate floor, the 28 members of the Florida Legislative Black Caucus decided it wasn't good enough.

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Calling for his expulsion from the Senate for profane and racist comments he made to black senators, the caucus described Artiles as "a bully" with a history of such behavior that should no longer be condoned.

Watch some of their comments below:

[Last modified: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 11:14pm]


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