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Oh, Never Mind: Georgia Governor Stops Going After Atlanta Mayor, City Council

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Published on August 13, 2020 - Duration: 00:35s

Oh, Never Mind: Georgia Governor Stops Going After Atlanta Mayor, City Council

Georgia's Republican Governor Brian Kemp is dropping his July lawsuit against Atlanta's city council and Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. HuffPost reports the dispute was over Atlanta's order to wear masks in public and other restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Kemp wanted to block them from implementing restrictions at the local level, even as COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations in the state soared.

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