Mississippi Mayor: ANTIFA Not Coming, COVID-19 Not a Hoax

Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton, a Democrat, said he was addressing “specific allegations I have received either by phone, email, or social media.”

  • Published 29 June 2020

This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — In the Mississippi city where Elvis Presley was born, the mayor announced last week that masks would be required in public buildings and businesses starting Monday because of the COVID-19 pandemic — and he used the opportunity to debunk an array of rumors. “Please listen to our health care professionals regarding covid-19. My job as mayor is do to my best to keep our community safe, not make easy or politically… Read at AP News