PHOENIX | Arizona city leaders want lawmaker out over race comments

4Dec - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



PHOENIX— An Arizona city council voted Tuesday to demand the resignation of a Republican state lawmaker whose remarks on race and immigration have led to a growing backlash of criticism and the loss of his chairmanship on a key committee.

Tuesday’s 6-1 vote by the Prescott City Council comes just days after the Phoenix New Times published Rep. David Stringer’s latest remarks. Stringer ignored calls to resign after similar comments this summer and easily was re-elected last month.

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