Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

OLSON CONDEMNS REP. DON YOUNG'S RACIAL SLUR

April 2, 2013
Press Release

Sugar Land, TX - Today Rep. Pete Olson issued the following statement in response to Rep. Don Young's (R-AK) recent comments made to an Alaskan radio station, in which he said that his father “used to have 50 to 60 wetbacks to pick tomatoes” on their family ranch:

"For the people of the 22nd Congressional District of Texas, I call on US Rep. Young to apologize NOW for using a racial slur about Hispanics. There is no excuse - apologize!"

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