Federal authorities foil plot to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer

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The Justice Department has thwarted an alleged domestic terror plot to kidnap and potentially kill the governor of Michigan and violently overthrow the state government. Jeff Pegues reports.
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Plot to Kidnap Michigan Gov. Whitmer Thwarted By FBI
The FBI announced it has derailed a militia group’s plot to kidnap and assassinate Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Veuer’s TC Newman has more.

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