Governor Kemp, Attorney General Carr sue Keisha Lance Bottoms and Atlanta City Council

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UPDATE: (WJBF) – Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms released the following statement over Twitter this past weekend:

Governor Kemp’s office has responded with: “I think the lawsuit makes it clear that the Mayor’s tweets are inaccurate.” 

ATLANTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Governor Brian Kemp and Attorney General Chris Carr filed a lawsuit against the Atlanta City Council and Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms.

“This lawsuit is on behalf of the Atlanta business owners and their hardworking employees who are struggling to survive during these difficult times. These men and women are doing their very best to put food on the table for their families while local elected officials shutter businesses and undermine economic growth. Just like sending in the Georgia National Guard to protect those living in our capital city from crime and violence, I refuse to sit back and watch as disastrous policies threaten the lives and livelihoods of our citizens. We will fight to stop these reckless actions and put people over pandemic politics.”

Governor Brian Kemp

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms fired back on twitter

Stay tuned to WJBF NewsChannel 6 for more information on this developing story.


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