WILMINGTON, Del. (CBS) — A state representative in Delaware says he won’t seek reelection after he admitted to using an offensive, anti-Asian slur.
In a statement Monday, Gerald Brady, who represents part of Wilmington, wrote, “I cannot in good conscience ask the voters to put their faith in me again after I betrayed theirs.”READ MORE: CBS3 Mysteries: Don Ly's Children Continue To Search For Answers After Father's American Dream Ended In Deadly Stabbing In South Philadelphia Camden County Businesses, Officials Worry As Heavy Rains, Flooding Become More Common
Brady says he used the slur and tried to make a joke about human trafficking.MORE NEWS: Upper Darby Police Investigating Death Of Newborn Found In Bag
He plans to complete sensitivity training.