New details about plot to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer

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The FBI and Michigan state officials have charged 13 people in an alleged domestic terror plot to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer. CBS News chief Justice and Homeland Security correspondent Jeff Pegues joins CBSN to explain how the threat was uncovered.
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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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49th Governor of Michigan
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Jeff Pegues

American journalist
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United States federal department
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