A Richardson, Texas, city councilman apologized and deleted his Twitter account after he called Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezHarry Styles hits back at criticism over wearing dress on Vogue cover 'It's not a slogan': Progressives push back on Obama's comments on 'defund the police' movement Obama says Democrats should make sure Ocasio-Cortez has a platform MORE (D-N.Y.) a "bimbo" in a tweet.

Scott Dunn wrote in a now-private Facebook post that he was sorry for the "offensive" remarks he says he used in defense of President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden says GOP senators have called to congratulate him Biden: Trump attending inauguration is 'of consequence' to the country Biden says family will avoid business conflicts MORE's State of the Union address, according to the New York Daily News.

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“The words I used were offensive,” Dunn wrote, according to the Daily News. “I am responsible for my own words and actions. I apologize to anyone who finds what I said offensive.”

Twitter users and other Richardson officials criticized Dunn for his language after he called the New York lawmaker a "bimbo" with "nothing between your ear" in apparent response to a tweet from Ocasio-Cortez calling the president's State of the Union address an "embarrassment" for the nation.

“Richardson’s values are best upheld when we engage in civic discourse that is civil in tone, respectful of others and designed to produce constructive outcomes for the betterment of our community,” Richardson's Mayor Paul Voelker said in a statement, according to the Daily News. “Even when we disagree about important political and social issues, we shouldn’t resort to name-calling.”

Dunn's Twitter account was shut down as of Saturday afternoon, and his personal Facebook page did not mention the controversy in any public posts.