Tag Archives: Gretchen Whitmer

Michigan Gov Files Motion To Block 1931 Abortion Ban

From Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer: Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer filed a motion urging the Michigan Supreme Court to immediately consider her lawsuit asking the court to decide if Michigan’s state constitution protects the right to abortion. “Today, I filed a motion urging the court to immediately take up my lawsuit to protect abortion in Michigan. We need to clarify that …

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MI Gov And McConnell Also On WI Killer’s Hit List

The Daily Beast reports: Former Wisconsin judge John Roemer was named as the victim killed in a Friday attack by a man with a hit list reportedly “related to the judicial system.” Law enforcement officials confirmed to The Daily Beast that Roemer, 68, was found zip-tied to a chair and fatally shot at his home in New Lisbon, Wisconsin. The …

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Two Men Acquitted In Plot To Kidnap Michigan Governor

The Associated Press reports: Two of four men were acquitted Friday in a conspiracy to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2020, motivated by fury at the Democrat’s tough COVID-19 restrictions early in the pandemic. The jury’s verdicts against Daniel Harris and Brandon Caserta were read in the federal court in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in the case presided over by …

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MI Gov Kidnap Plotter: We Wanted To Help Trump

The Associated Press reports: A man who pleaded guilty to planning a kidnapping of Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer told jurors Wednesday that he and his allies wanted to attack before the 2020 election to prevent Joe Biden from winning the presidency. Ty Garbin didn’t say why they thought an abduction that fall would stop Biden from defeating then-President Donald Trump. …

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Cultist Gets Six Years In Plot To Kidnap Michigan Gov

The Associated Press reports: A man upset over state-ordered coronavirus restrictions was sentenced to just over six years in prison Wednesday for planning to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a significant break that reflected his quick decision to cooperate and help agents build cases against others. Ty Garbin admitted his role in the alleged scheme weeks after his arrest last …

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Cultist Charged With Spitting At News Crew [VIDEO]

Traverse City’s ABC News affiliate reports: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s three-spot tour across northern Michigan on Thursday, May 6, 2021, took her to Leelanau County. There, she signed a bill appropriating millions of dollars to protecting the state’s natural resources. And while the environment was supposed to be the focus, attention shifted when a protestor verbally targeted the governor and then …

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Weapon Of Mass Destruction Charge Added In Case Against Would-Be Kidnappers Of Michigan Governor

Via press release from the Justice Department: A federal grand jury in Michigan returned a superseding indictment today that adds new charges of conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction against three defendants and adds federal firearms violations against two defendants in the case alleging a conspiracy to kidnap the governor of Michigan, Gretchen Whitmer. According to court documents, …

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MI Gov Can’t Respond To Surge Due To GOP Lawsuits

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 …

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Michigan Sees Soaring New Cases, Hospitalizations

CNN reports: Michigan is now reporting thousands of new Covid-19 cases daily, when just weeks ago, state data showed the daily reported case count was as low as 563 cases. In one part of the state, emergency room physician Dr. Rob Davidson told CNN hospitalizations have gone up “four fold in just the last two weeks.” “Hospitals are being inundated,” …

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MI Gov Activates National Guard Ahead Of Protest

The Michigan Advance reports: A spokeswoman for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer confirmed Friday morning the Michigan National Guard has been activated in advance of expected right-wing protests in downtown Lansing this weekend. Lansing Police Department (LPD) Chief Daryl Green is warning people who work in downtown Lansing between Jan. 17 and 20. “The event is a 2nd Amendment event so you …

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New Details: Trump Cultist MI Terrorists Planned To Televise Executions Of Officials, Burn Down State House

ABC News reports: There is new and disturbing information in the alleged militia plot against the governor of Michigan. The 14 men charged had far more violent plans than just a kidnapping, according to federal and state authorities. New filings claim there was a Plan B the militiamen had drawn up, that involved a takeover of the Michigan capitol building …

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WH Doc Calls For “Rising Up” Against Michigan Gov

CNN reports: White House coronavirus task force member Dr. Scott Atlas criticized Michigan’s new Covid-19 restrictions in a tweet shortly after they were announced Sunday evening, urging people to “rise up” against the new public health measures. His message — which runs counter to the consensus of public health officials — is likely to fuel new tension between the White …

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Trump Continues Bid To Get MI Governor Killed [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump on Tuesday lashed out at Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) during a rally in her home state, triggering a “lock her up” chant and arguing that the men accused of planning to kidnap her were entitled to a presumption of innocence. Trump blasted Whitmer at length during remarks to supporters in Lansing, railing against the …

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Whitmer: Trump Is Inciting Domestic Terrorism [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Sunday accused President Donald Trump of inciting “domestic terrorism” against public officials working on containing the coronavirus, pointing to comments he made just days after law enforcement foiled a plot to kidnap her. Whitmer has been a frequent target for Trump during the pandemic — he’s previously criticized her state’s coronavirus-related restrictions …

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Trump Is Trying To Get Michigan’s Governor Killed

Yahoo News reports: It’s been less than a month since the FBI thwarted a plot to kidnap and possibly kill Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D-MI), but President Donald Trump is still making fun of her. At his Saturday rally, he mocked her support of people wearing masks to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. The crowd began chanting, “lock …

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MICHIGAN: Protest Rally Will Call For Resignation Of Sheriff Who Supported Would-Be Kidnappers Of Gov

Michigan Live reports: Calls for the resignation of a Michigan sheriff who recently shared a stage with members of the Michigan Liberty Militia are growing louder. Barry County Sheriff Dar Leaf, who told MLive he knows a couple of the men who were arrested last week in an alleged plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, spoke out against the governor …

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Michigan Sheriff Has No Regrets After Sharing Stage With Would-Be Kidnappers At Anti-Whitmer Protest

Detroit’s Fox News affiliate reports: Michael and William Null were among the first suspects charged Thursday morning for their alleged roles in what the FBI calls a plot to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer. The Null brothers had ties to militia groups and were frequently seen at local demonstrations. Including at a rally in protest of Governor Whitmer’s stay-at-home order, held …

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13 Now Charged In Kidnap Plot Against MI Governor

The Detroit Free Press reports: Thirteen members of an anti-government group bent on igniting a civil war are charged in a plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who the group targeted in a possible commando raid on the state capitol, according to newly unsealed court records. Authorites said Thursday that the Wolverine Watchmen group planned on storming either the capitol …

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Trump Attacks MI Gov After Thwarted Kidnapping Plot

The Detroit News reports: President Donald Trump slammed Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on social media Thursday night, hours after authorities revealed a plot to kidnap and harm the Democratic governor. Trump said that instead of thanking him for federal authorities foiling the plot against her, she had called him a white supremacist. Trump issued a series of tweets after law enforcement …

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WH Accuses MI Gov Of “Sowing Division” For Criticizing Trump In Statement On Thwarted Militia Kidnapping Plot

Vanity Fair reports: In response to the news of her own planned kidnapping, Whitmer criticized Trump for “stoking distrust” and “giving comfort to those who spread fear and division.” Kayleigh McEnany hit back with her own statement, writing, “President Trump has continually condemned white supremacists and all forms of hate. Governor Whitmer is sowing division by making these outlandish allegations. …

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