Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer speaks during a press event in August. Photo: dpa Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer speaks during a press event in August. Photo: dpa
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer speaks during a press event in August. Photo: dpa

Michigan militia members charged over plot to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer

  • Six men were charged in federal court with conspiring to kidnap the governor in reaction to what they viewed as her ‘uncontrolled power’
  • Separately, seven others linked to paramilitary group called the Wolverine Watchmen were charged for allegedly seeking to storm Michigan Capitol and seek ‘civil war’

Topic |   US Politics
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer speaks during a press event in August. Photo: dpa Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer speaks during a press event in August. Photo: dpa
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer speaks during a press event in August. Photo: dpa
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