Rep. Parkinson apologizes in effort to cut House tension

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 17, 2020 10:17 PM CT | Published: June 17, 2020 10:17 PM CT

In an effort to calm nerves, state Rep. Antonio Parkinson issued an apology Wednesday night for cursing during an outburst the previous evening as he tried to defend a slain Nashville teenager.

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Antonio Parkinson William Lamberth Cameron Sexton Bo Mitchell
Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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