Category: Interviews

November 4, 2020 0

Governor Gretchen Whitmer Addresses Kidnapping Plot and Voter Safety in New Interview

By Stephen Callahan

Governor of Michigan Gretchen Whitmer expressed concern about the growing influence of right-wing militia groups during an appearance on CBS’s Face the Nation. Governor Whitmer, who leads her state as a Democrat, was the target of a recent kidnapping and murder plot by one such group. Whitmer blasted these groups as domestic terrorists and chastised members of the Republican Party for, in her view, supporting them through their political rhetoric. Governor Whitmer specifically criticized GOP leadership in her state and President Donald Trump for fanning the flames of right-wing extremism. read more