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Georgia Rep. Hank Johnson Calls For Investigation Into COVID-19 Nursing Home Deaths

Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., speaks during a House Judiciary Committee markup of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in Washington.
Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., speaks during a House Judiciary Committee markup of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in Washington.
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Georgia Rep. Hank Johnson is awaiting a response from the Department of Health and Human Services after he and Sen. Raphael Warnock wrote a letter demanding an explanation of inconsistent numbers on coronavirus-related nursing home deaths in the state.

Johnson, who represents Georgia’s 4th District, says Georgians deserve transparency.

Christopher Alston contributed to this report.