Vice President Harris stops by historic Atlanta restaurant after Celebration Bowl – WSB-TV Channel 2

ATLANTA — Before returning to Washington, D.C., after the cricket festivities, Vice President Kamala Harris stopped into a historic Atlanta restaurant.

After the big game between Howard University and Florida A&M at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Saturday, many were looking for the after party and Atlanta’s Busy Bee Café, a dinner with the Vice President of the United States.

“I love meeting my friends who are small business owners who are building the economy,” Harris said. WSB Tonight Larry Spruill.

The restaurant opened its doors in 1947, and since then, it has been one of the best places to taste delicious cuisine. “The South on a silver platter.”

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“[Small businesses] “It represents a large percentage of the U.S. economy,” restaurant owner Tracy Gates said. “We employ a lot of people, and we are committed not only to our business but to our employees as well.”

Before Harris left, Spruill asked her if she had any messages for voters in Georgia.

“Well, voters here in Georgia are very important,” she said. “All issues that affect our country affect the people of Georgia.”

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Dr. Nathan Price, associate professor of political science at the University of North Georgia, said the vice president’s visit was not a coincidence.

“Georgia is one of seven states that will decide the 2024 election. President Biden’s recent polls have been very poor in these swing states, and part of that is that he is being kind to groups like African Americans who came out so strongly to support him in 2020,” Price said. . “If he doesn’t have the same level of support, it’s really hard to imagine him winning this state again.”

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