Governor Gretchen Whitmer

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun  provide an update regarding COVID-19 and the continued efforts to slow the spread of the virus.

Man Charged In Whitmer Kidnapping Plot Released On Bail

Oct 20, 2020
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A Wisconsin man charged in a plot to kidnap Democratic Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has been released from jail after posting a $10,000 cash bail.

Adam Cohn

Michigan faces a heightened risk of extremist violence even after the November election.

Judge Finds Cases Against Five In Whitmer Plot Can Move Forward

Oct 16, 2020
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Prosecutors provided enough evidence to move toward trial for five Michigan men accused of plotting to kidnap the state’s governor because of her measures to control spread of the coronavirus and they will all remain held without bond, a federal judge ruled Friday.

Another Suspect Charged In Alleged Michigan Kidnap Plot

Oct 15, 2020
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Michigan’s attorney general charged an eighth person Thursday in what authorities have described as a foiled scheme to storm the state Capitol building and kidnap officials, including Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

Three Denied Bond In Alleged Plot To Kidnap Michigan Governor

Oct 13, 2020
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Members of anti-government paramilitary groups implicated in an alleged plot to kidnap Michigan’s governor over measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus during a fraught election year also discussed abducting Virginia’s governor during a June meeting, an FBI agent testified Tuesday.

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Five men accused in a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will appear in federal court Tuesday for a hearing on whether they should be detained before trial.

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Republican leadership raised concerns over the weekend about the decision to keep them out of the loop about threats against Governor Whitmer and a plot to storm the capitol. 

AG: Michigan Governor, Family Were Moved As Plotters Tracked

Oct 9, 2020
Courtesy Governor Gretchen Whitmer

Michigan's attorney general says Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and her family were at times moved around by authorities as law enforcement tracked the men who allegedly plotted for months to kidnap her. 

Governor Gretchen Whitmer gives remarks after the FBI, Michigan State Police, and Attorney General Dana Nessel charged 13 men linked to an alleged plot to kidnap the Governor.
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State and federal authorities have charged a group of 13 suspected terrorists in an alleged plot to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer and recruit militia members to storm the state Capitol.