‘Just sometimes stop talking’: Atlanta Mayor says Trump tweets making anger over George Floyd worse
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms had an emotional message for violent protesters who brought ‘chaos’ to her city.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Sunday President Donald Trump’s tweets have only helped to stoke the rage fueling the anti-police brutality protests that turned violent in multiple American cities.
“There are times that you should just stop. And this is one of those times. He’s making it worse,” Bottoms told CBS News’ “Face the Nation.”
Cities across the U.S. have seen violent protests in response to the May 25 death of George Floyd, an African-American man who died after a Minneapolis police officer restrained him by placing his knee on the back of his neck.
In his tweets, Trump has called for protesters to “honor the memory of George…