Lawmakers react to verdict for men who killed Ahmaud Arbery

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Travis McMichael, Greg McMichael and William “Roddie” Bryan were found guilty on Wednesday in the 2020 killing of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man gunned down by the three white men while jogging in their neighborhood. 


What You Need To Know

  • Travis McMichael, Greg McMichael and William “Roddie” Bryan were found guilty on Wednesday in the 2020 killing of Ahmaud Arbery
  • Lawmakers and political figures from both sides of the aisle reacted to the verdict, with some saying the fight for racial justice is far from over
  • President Joe Biden said in Arbery’s death was a “devastating reminder of how far we have to go in the fight for racial justice in this country” 
  • Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, a Republican, said the verdict confirmed Arbery was the “victim of a vigilantism that has no place in Georgia”

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