• 'It needs to stop': Whitmer blasts Trump over Michigan rally rhetoric

    6 days ago - By Politico

    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer excoriated President Donald Trump for continuing his incendiary rhetoric toward her at a Saturday campaign rally in the wake of an alleged plot to kidnap her.
    Speaking in Western Michigan as part of a swing through the Rust Belt, Trump urged Whitmer to loosen restrictions on economic activity enacted to curtail the spread of coronavirus, which is surging in the region.
    “You've got to get your governor to open up your state,” he said to cheers. “And get your schools open.”
    Trump's supporters erupted into chants of “lock her up” - a refrain from the 2016...
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  • 'It needs to stop': Whitmer condemns rhetoric at Trump rally with chants of ‘lock her up'

    'It needs to stop': Whitmer condemns rhetoric at Trump rally with chants of ‘lock her up'

    6 days ago - By The Washington Post

    The chants came a little more than a week after authorities revealed a foiled plot to kidnap Whitmer, allegedly motivated in part by opposition to the pandemic policies Trump has repeatedly criticized.
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  • Trump revels in ‘lock her up' chant aimed at Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer just days after foiled kidnap plot

    6 days ago - By NY Daily News

    The president made no secret of his enthusiastic support for the cheers, which mirror the plot by a gang of far right-wing radicals to kidnap Whitmer. “Lock 'em all up!” Trump responded to the crowd.
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