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Georgia governor claims Atlanta mayor using mask mandate controversy for ‘political gain’ – Fox News

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Friday defended his controversial decision to take legal action to block Atlanta’s mask mandate.

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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Friday defended his controversial decision to take legal action to block Atlanta’s mask mandate claiming that it’s up to communities to defeat the coronavirus and not the government.
He also chided critics who “have decided to play politics by exploiting these difficult emotional moments for political gain.”
The Republican governor, an ally of President Trump, said that while he agreed that wearing a mask is effective, he’s “confident that Georgians don’t need a mand…

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