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Kansas City Mayor Says He Learned About A Federal Enforcement Operation On Twitter 'Like Everyone Else'

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Michelle Tyrene Johnson
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KCUR 89.3
"I certainly have regrets of things that I've done," said Mayor Quinton Lucas. "I have not slept through a full night probably for three or four months."

Mayor Quinton Lucas learned about Operation LeGend like many others in Kansas City — from a tweet. He responded to questions about the new federal effort, and about rising rates of violent crime and increasing cases of COVID-19.

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