State Rep. Erica Thomas and her lawyer held a press conference Monday where she maintained that the white man, Eric Sparkes, used hateful language that echoed President Donald Trumpís recent tweets ó despite a TV interview where she appeared to backtrack. She also said she had the witnesses to prove it, though one who spoke to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution said he didnít hear Sparkes use that phrase.

And now she's back tracking on her initial claim that he told her to go back o where she came from.

Dispute builds over Georgia lawmakerís confrontation at grocery store