Texas Mayor Assaults Man Who Makes Fun Of His Name


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Austin Mayor: I'm sorry for assault, "losing my cool"

CBS 42 Reporter: Julie Simon
Email: jlsimon@keyetv.com
Last Update: 3/06 6:29 pm
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"I let a stranger pushed my buttons and lost my cool," Austin mayor Will Wynn said.

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Austin mayor Will Wynn has apologized for his 2006 assault of a man at a South By Southwest party.

In a news conference Thursday morning, Wynn said "Two years ago I let a stranger pushed my buttons and lost my cool."

The mayor also said that in his anger he said stupid and insulting things.

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