July 18, 2024

Whitmer: Trump ‘Flouts the Law,’ ‘Just Got Caught’

Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D-MI) said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that former President Donald Trump defied the law and got caught.” Host Dana Bash said, “I want to talk a little bit about what we heard from the vice president, Kamala Harris, who was speaking in your state last night, in Detroit, and she

Maher hits Newsom, Whitmer for running ‘shadow’ 2024 campaigns, credits Dean Phillips for challenging Biden

“Real Time” host Bill Maher took a swipe at prominent Democrats whom he accused of running “shadow campaigns” while offering kudos to Rep. Dean Phillips, D-Minn., who formally launched a primary challenge against President Biden. Maher heaped praise for Phillips’ entry in the Democratic primary last week and while he stressed to the candidate it […]

Court baffled by Whitmer kidnapping plotters’ transfer to federal prisons

A judge wants to know why two men convicted of secondary roles in a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer have been transferred to federal prisons out of state. Paul Bellar and Joe Morrison are entitled to appeal their convictions following a trial on state charges in Jackson County in 2022. But their lawyers […]

Lawsuit: Gretchen Whitmer Administration Used Coded Message to Conceal Email from Public

Lawsuit: Gretchen Whitmer Administration Used Coded Message to Conceal Email from Public Bill Pugliano/Getty Images A consultant for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s (D-MI) administration sent a message to a Whitmer adviser in a different language as part of a “calculated” effort to “conceal” the message from public records, a lawsuit alleges. The communication discussed the 2021

Never Trumpers Warn Democrats: Ditch Biden for Whitmer, Warnock

The anti-Donald Trump publication The Bulwark published a column on Thursday urging Democrats to ditch President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris in favor of a presidential ticket featuring Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) and Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-GA). The outlet cited Biden’s age, Harris’s low approval rating, and Trump’s strengthening position in the

Gov. Whitmer blasted for ‘gaslighting’ residents on COVID-19 restrictions, admitting some didn’t make sense

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, D-Mich., is under fire for admitting that some of her decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic “in retrospect don’t make a lot of sense,” citing her restriction of seed sales during the lockdown. In a sit-down interview, Whitmer recently told CNN’s Chris Wallace that looking back, some of the restrictions implemented on Michigan […]

Gretchen Whitmer Blames Climate Change for Flooding After Many Detroit Pumps Lacked Power

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) blamed climate change for flooding that occurred in Detroit last weekend, but dozens of pumping stations lacked power. Whitmer addressed reporters from the middle of the closed interstate, which was submerged underwater nearby. “These are hard days. Three weeks into my time as governor, we had the Polar Vortex,” a…

Michigan GOP Files Complaint over Gretchen Whitmer Florida Private Jet Expense

The Michigan Republican Party filed a complaint with Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson (D) after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) used campaign funds to finance a “personal” trip to Florida aboard a private jet. Whitmer’s secret March trip to visit her father — and subsequent acknowledgment in April — touched off a cascade of half-answers, which…

Gov. Whitmer To Receive ‘COVID Courage’ Award Despite Controversial Pandemic Response

Michigan Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer will receive an award for “COVID courage,” the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation announced. Whitmer will receive the award for her response to the coronavirus pandemic, the organization announced on Tuesday. “Last summer, thousands of people across the country submitted COVID Courage nominations, sharing stories about members of their communities…

Whitmer: GOP Legislature Hasn’t Deployed Resources Trump Administration Sent Us

Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D-MI) claimed Thursday on MSNBC’s “All In” that despite Michigan’s surge of coronavirus case, she couldnot get the Republican-controlled legislature to “just deploy resources that the Trump administration sent.” Hayes asked, “Boris Johnson, of the UK, of course, who has not been a huge fan of restrictive-public-health measures and also in a…

Gretchen Whitmer Complains Michigan Capitol Rife with ‘Sexism’ as Scandals Linger

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) claimed in a Monday interview that the state capitol is rife with “sexism,” Bridge magazine reported. “It’s really depressing, honestly,” Whitmer said. “This culture hasn’t changed. This isn’t new,” the former legislator added. “What is new is that there’s a bold set of women in the workforce that aren’t going…

Gretchen Whitmer Loads ‘Council on Climate Solutions’ with Donors, Utility Lobbyist, Dark Money Group Exec

Michigan Office of the Governor via AP Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) has packed her “Council on Climate Solutions” with campaign donors and a major utility lobbyist and dark money group executive that boosted her 2018 campaign, a review of campaign finance records revealed. Whitmer issued Executive Order 2020-182 last September to create the board,…

State Representative Calls For Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer To Be Impeached After Announcing Latest Coronavirus Restrictions

Republican Michigan State Rep. Matt Maddock joined with lawmakers to call for an impeachment of Democratic Michigan Gov, Gretchen Whitmer after she announced new coronavirus restrictions, according to Fox News 2 Detroit. “The list of violations is long and the call is overdue,” Rep. Maddock tweeted Sunday, announcing his intent to work with Michigan legislators…

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