Tag Archives: Gretchen Whitmer

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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Feds Thwart Militia Plot To Kidnap Michigan Governor

The Detroit News reports: The FBI says it thwarted what it described as a plot to violently overthrow the government and kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, and federal prosecutors are expected to discuss the alleged conspiracy later Thursday. The alleged plot involved reaching out to members of a Michigan militia, according to a federal affidavit filed Thursday. “Several members talked …

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GOP Wins Lockdown Court Battle With Michigan Gov

The Detroit Free Press reports: In a landmark ruling with far-reaching implications, the Michigan Supreme Court decided Friday that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer violated her constitutional authority by continuing to issue orders to combat COVID-19 without the approval of state lawmakers. The state’s high court ruled 4-3 that a state law allowing the governor to declare emergencies and keep them in …

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Group Seeking To “Unlock Michigan” Busted On Tape

The Detroit Free Press reports: A company collecting signatures to strip Gov. Gretchen Whitmer [photo] of her emergency powers coached paid petition circulators on giving voters false information, illegally collecting signatures without witnessing them, trespassing on private property, and even lying under oath, a secretly recorded videotape shows. The video showing Erik Tisinger, a trainer for the California signature company …

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Republicans Lose Court Battle Against MI Lockdown

The Detroit Free Press reports: In a 2-1 decision, the Michigan Court of Appeals has upheld Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s unilateral emergency actions to combat COVID-19, denying a legal challenge brought by the GOP-controlled state Legislature. The court agreed with a state Court of Claims judge in finding the 1945 Emergency Powers of the Governor Act gives Whitmer the ability to …

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Michigan Gov Stiffens Lockdown, Closes Bars Statewide

Click On Detroit reports: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-160, amending Michigan’s Safe Start Order and issuing revised workplace safeguards amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Starting on July 31, statewide indoor gatherings will be limited to 10 people and bars will be closed for indoor service across the state. “As we see COVID-19 cases continue to rise, Michiganders …

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