By CBS3 Staff

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.”

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Brady says he used the slur and tried to make a joke about human trafficking.

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He plans to complete sensitivity training.