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FBI Busts Two White Militia Groups ‘Plot’ (about 16 people) To Abduct Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer by BBC NEWS

(6 men charged) FBI Busts Plot To Abduct US Governor

Thirteen people were charged Thursday in an alleged domestic terrorism plot to kidnap Michigan Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Pete Williams, NBC News correspondent, joins Shepard Smith to discuss.

The FBI says it has thwarted a plot to abduct and overthrow Michigan’s Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

Mrs Whitmer has become a target of coronavirus sceptics after enacting strict mitigation measures that were overturned by a judge last week.

Officials say the kidnapping plot involved six men who planned to hold a “treason trial” for her. 

“Hatred, bigotry and violence have no place” in Michigan, Mrs Whitmer said, describing the accused as “depraved.”

According to a sworn FBI affidavit, an undercover law enforcement source attended a June meeting in Dublin, Ohio, where a group of Michigan-based militia members discussed overthrowing state governments “that they believed were violating the US Constitution.” To read more go to the link below:

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-54470427

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