Senator Akbari and Kelsey debate mask mandates

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Tennessee’s House Speaker wants state lawmakers back at the capitol for a special session regarding mask mandates.

Speaker Cameron Sexton and House Republicans issued a letter on Wednesday asking for the governor to call the general assembly to address what they’re calling “misdirected and mandated responses to covid-19.”

Republican state Senator Brian Kelsey from Germantown is among those calling for a special session and joined us on Live at 9 along with state Senator Raumesh Akbari, a Democrat from Memphis.

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