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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday echoed Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s assertions that President Donald Trump’s rhetoric is dangerous and incites violence.
Whitmer was the target of a foiled kidnapping attempt last week. The FBI said the agency has arrested a group of militia members on charges of suspicion to plot to kidnap and hold her hostage. The men behind the foiled attempt had been monitoring Whitmer’s vacation home and building bombs, according to the FBI.
Following news of the attempted kidnapping, Trump had not denounced the men allegedly behind the attack but tore into the governor, saying she’s “done a terrible job.”
“She locked down her state for everyone, except her husband’s boating activities,” he tweeted.
Governor Whitmer of Michigan has done a terrible job. She locked down her state for everyone, except her husband’s boating activities. The Federal Government provided tremendous help to the Great People of Michigan. My Justice Department and Federal Law Enforcement announced…
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 9, 2020
Trump at a campaign rally on Saturday again criticized Whitmer for issuing executive orders meant to limit the spread of the coronavirus in …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Politics