Florida senator who said n-word in front of black colleagues faces calls to resign

A Republican state senator from Miami is facing pressure to resign after he used the n-word to criticise several of his colleagues during an alcohol-fueled rant in front of two black lawmakers.

Over drinks at a private club in downtown Tallahassee, State Senator Frank Artiles referred to six white senators as “n—-” and spewed other obscenities while complaining about the chamber’s GOP leadership, local media reported on Tuesday.

In response, the Florida Democratic Party called for him to resign on Tuesday night, saying he lacked the judgment to remain in office.

Artiles apologised for the remarks in a statement Tuesday provided to the

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