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Macomb County lawmaker apologizes for comments to female reporter

 Michigan Sen. Pete Lucido apologized for remarks he made to a female reporter inside the Capitol in Lansing.
Michigan Sen. Pete Lucido apologized for remarks he made to a female reporter inside the Capitol in Lansing. (WJRT)
Published: Jan. 15, 2020 at 2:14 PM EST
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(1/15/2020) - A Michigan lawmaker has apologized after telling a young female reporter that a group of high school boys could “have a lot of fun” with her.

State Sen. Pete Lucido, a Republican from Macomb County's Shelby Township, issued a statement Wednesday addressing the incident that occurred outside the Senate chamber Tuesday.

Lucido referred to a group gathered nearby from an all-boys Catholic high school and told a 22-year-old reporter from Michigan Advance: “You should hang around! You could have a lot of fun with these boys, or they could have a lot of fun with you."

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