A roundup of video and tweets
Mr. Barry's remarks Tuesday that set off the firestorm were caught on camera by the local NBC affiliate, channel 4. The tape of the remarks is in the link below:
Mr. Barry later apologized for the comment in various outlets. To the AP, he said: "I want to express my deep apology for offending some members of the Asian community and the D.C. community … I have a solid record of relationships with the Asian community."
- But he is also tweeting photos and continued criticism of local businesses.
- Mr. Barry also reacted to a local businessman quoted in a Washington Post article that agreed with Mr. Barry in part, saying there were some Asian American-owned businesses that would do better if they were cleaned up.
- Mr. Barry's initial remarks were condemned by local leaders. And critics also weighed in.
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