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Georgia Governor Continues Campaign Against Atlanta Mayor’s Mask Mandate

These two just keep going at it.

Georgia Governor Brain Kemp and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms are in the midst of a severe tiff, and it has been spilling over into the mainstream media in a major way as of late.

Bottoms, in an attempt to protect the health of the people of Atlanta, attempted to issue a mandate that would require facial coverings within any public establishments within city limits.  Kemp, who does believe that masks are an important part of COVID prevention, has issued an executive order effectively nullifying Bottoms’ mandate and preemptively nixing any similar orders around the Peach State.

This week, Kemp would appear on Fox News to further defend his decision. 

“I’m working very hard every day, and have been for a long time now, to protect lives as well as the livelihoods of my fellow citizens,” Kemp told host Laura Ingraham. “However, we have people, local mayors, that are playing politics. They want to go back to shelter-in-place. They want to stop in-person dining with no notice, just pulling the rug out from under people, and I’m just not going to allow that to happen.

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“We’re fighting two battles here now, one to protect lives, but also to protect livelihoods,” the governor went on. “And so I filed a lawsuit to stop them because those orders are in conflict with the statewide order that I have executed for the public health state of emergency.”

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Kemp and Bottoms have been feuding for weeks regarding coronavirus, prompted by the Governor’s insistence on reopening the Georgia economy early during the pandemic recovery process.

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