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Rep. Pat Garofalo, R-Farmington, talks to the media after he apologized for a tweet on Monday, March 10, 2014, in St. Paul, Minn. Garofalo suggested in a tweet Sunday night that pro basketball players have criminal tendencies. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Glen Stubbe) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES TV OUT

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Rep. Pat Garofalo, R-Farmington, talks to the media after he apologized for a tweet on Monday, March 10, 2014, in St. Paul, Minn. Garofalo suggested in a tweet Sunday night that pro basketball players have criminal tendencies. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Glen Stubbe) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES TV OUT

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Rep. Pat Garofalo, R-Farmington, talks to the media after he apologized for a tweet on Monday, March 10, 2014, in St. Paul, Minn. Garofalo suggested in a tweet Sunday night that pro basketball players have criminal tendencies. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Glen Stubbe) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES TV OUT

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Rep. Pat Garofalo, second from left, attends a hearing of the House Energy Committee after he apologized for a tweet on Monday, March 10, 2014, in St. Paul, Minn. Garofalo suggested in a tweet Sunday night that pro basketball players have criminal tendencies. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Glen Stubbe) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES TV OUT

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Rep. Pat Garofalo, R-Farmington, talks to the media after he apologized for a tweet on Monday, March 10, 2014, in St. Paul, Minn. Garofalo sent out a tweet Sunday evening about the National Basketball Association. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Glen Stubbe) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES TV OUT

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**FILE** Minnesota Republican Rep. Pat Garofalo is seen here May 3, 2013, at the State Capitol in St. Paul. (Associated Press/Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Glen Stubbe)

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**FILE** Minnesota Republican Rep. Pat Garofalo is seen here May 3, 2013, at the State Capitol in St. Paul. (Associated Press/Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Glen Stubbe)

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In this May 3, 2013 photo, Minnesota Republican Rep. Pat Garofalo is shown at the State Capitol in St. Paul, Minn. Garofalo sent a tweet Sunday, March 9, 2014 that read: "Let's be honest, 70% of teams in NBA could fold tomorrow + nobody would notice a difference w/ possible exception of increase in streetcrime." Within two hours of his tweet, more than 600 people retweeted it , with many on social media calling it racist. (AP Photo/Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Glen Stubbe)