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Rep. David Stringer answers questions Wednesday, June 27, 2018, about his comments which were interpreted by some as racist. Stringer said he was not a racist but simply was detailing his views on the effects of rapid immigration on the country. With him is the Rev. Jarrett Maupin who agreed to let Stringer explain his comments to leaders of the African-American community in Phoenix. (Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer)

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Editorial: Rep. Stringer badly misses mark on ‘apology tour’

Prescott Rep. David Stringer went on the road last week to mend some fences. Stringer had come under fire following comments he made at a June 12 Republican Men’s Forum in Prescott.

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Rep. Stringer tries to put immigration remarks behind him

Hoping to put the controversy behind him, Rep. David Stringer came to Phoenix Wednesday to tell a group of African-Americans that he is working on issues of interest to their community, and his comments last week about immigration and assimilation were misconstrued or misunderstood.