The Hill reports:
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D), indicated Sunday that her state would not implement new COVID-19- related lockdown restrictions in response to a spike in new infections due to Republican-led lawsuits last year that challenged her constitutional authority to do so.
Speaking Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Whitmer explained to host Chuck Todd that the lawsuits had left her without the ability to unilaterally implement new COVID-19 lockdown.
“I have been sued by my legislature. I have lost in a Republican-controlled Supreme Court, and I don’t have all of the exact same tools [that I had 15 months ago],” Whitmer told NBC on Sunday.
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— The Hill (@thehill) April 18, 2021
WATCH: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says she’s “working with a smaller set of tools” in battling Covid.@GovWhitmer: “I have been sued by my legislature, I have lost in a Republican-controlled Supreme Court. And I don’t have all of the exact same tools” as before. pic.twitter.com/EAH1ZZPbmm
— Meet the Press (@MeetThePress) April 18, 2021