Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is responding to criticism over a trip to Florida where she went to visit her elderly father.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist released this statement after the conviction of Derek Chauvin. Read more local reaction here:
Michigan Gov. Whitmer traveled out of state to visit her father #wallst
“This is a very familiar site. Anyone who was paying attention saw this play out in Michigan 8-9 months ago." Michigan Gov. Whitmer says. "The death threats were rolling in and none of them did a darn thing.”
“When the president tweets something like ‘Liberate Michigan’ … it incites people. it legitimizes actions to hurt us and that is not acceptable,” Michigan Gov. Whitmer says, drawing parallels between the US Capitol riot and the storming of Michigan's Capitol.
#BREAKING : The FBI thwarted what they described as a plot to violently overthrow the government and kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
BREAKING: Six people were charged in a plot to try to kidnap Michigan Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer at her vacation home, according to a criminal complaint unsealed in federal court.
‘I will not be bullied’ — Michigan Gov. Whitmer is firing back at Trump after he insulted her on Twitter
Trump tweeted LIBERATE MICHIGAN on April 17, in support of armed thugs demanding an end to lockdown. Gov. Whitmer defied him. How's it going?
The DNC Media has slandered the patriots who peacefully assembled in Michigan to protest Gov. Whitmer and her lockdown. The media called them "racist" & "hate-filled." I was there. I spoke with this immigrant. Does he sound racist or hate-filled? RT to defeat this fake narrative: