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Mississippi political leaders react to events in Charlottesville – UPDATED

By: Magnolia Tribune - August 14, 2017

US Senator Roger Wicker now weighs in during a speech in Jackson,

I hate to use a tragedy like this, a criminal act of murder, to advance policy,” Republican Wicker said Monday before he spoke to the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership . “But certainly they have no right to be using our state flag as a symbol of white supremacy … It would be more unifying if we put this Mississippi flag in a museum and replaced it with something that was more unifying. That is still my position.”

MS Governor Phil Bryant on 8/14 posted the following.

This comes on the heels of what he posted over the weekend.

Lt. Gov Tate Reeves tweeted and echoed Gov. Bryant’s sentiments.

US Rep. Bennie Thompson

Rep. David Baria

Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker

Clarksdale Mayor Chuck Espy

Rep. Sonya Williams-Barnes

Sen. Chris McDaniel

Sen. John Horhn

Rep. Jeramey Anderson

More will be added as they become available.

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