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The alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer originally included a plan to burn down the state’s Capitol building, too, according to a court brief filed by the Michigan Attorney General’s Office.
The brief, seen by the Detroit Free Press, detailed a number of plans that the so-called Wolverine Watchmen had involving storming the building, in which they would hold hostages or set the building on fire.
The brief was filed in Jackson County’s 12th District Court ahead of a hearing for Pete Musico, who has been charged in the Whitmer kidnapping plot at a state level.
“Plan A consisted of recruiting 200 men and then storm the Capitol building in Lansing while Congress was in session,” the brief, seen by the Detroit Free Press, said. “They were to take hostages, execute tyrants and have it televised. It would take about one week and that no one is coming out alive.”
“The secondary plan was to storm the Capitol building in Lansing when Congress was in session,” the brief added. “They would then lock the entrances/exits to the structure. They would then set the building on fire.”
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Source:: Businessinsider – Politics