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    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s (D) Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) told schools last week that they plan to continue testing students for the coronavirus and will use funds received from the federal government for new “whole-of-child” approaches. The most recent surge, which began in mid-March, “was led by adolescents, aged 10 to 19-years-old,” Dr. Nathasha Bagdasarian, senior...
    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) fled reporters Thursday who were asking for details about when she would lift the final coronavirus-related restrictions. Whitmer finished an event in Detroit when she attempted to make her way to an awaiting vehicle and was followed by journalists: WATCH: @GovWhitmer hides from reporters when asked why she refuses to give Michiganders legitimate answers on...
    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s (D) administration sought to use local police to enforce coronavirus orders, emails show. The Detroit News obtained emails from former Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director Robert Gordon, who was a key point person for Whitmer’s coronavirus lockdown strategy. After the governor’s numerous executive orders were ruled unconstitutional by the Michigan Supreme Court...
    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) complained about former President Donald Trump, her critics, and an international pipeline company during a private Democratic National Committee event Tuesday. Whitmer appeared at the tail end of the event and called President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris “refreshingly boring,” which she said was “a joke.” As for her reelection prospects, Whitmer...
    A poll released Wednesday by Cygnal found a majority of Michigan likely 2022 general election voters would oust Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) in favor of a “generic Republican.” The survey of 600 likely voters conducted June 2-6 found Whitmer has an approval rating of 41.1 percent, while 53.7 percent disapprove of the job she is doing. Just 40.8 percent said...
    A study produced by WalletHub found Michigan is suffering the slowest recovery from the response to the coronavirus pandemic, while Iowa is enjoying the quickest. WalletHub analyzed data in three categories: Coronavirus Health, Leisure & Travel, and Economy & Labor Market. Each metric, such as restaurant capacity limits and hospitalization rate, was given a weighed point value for a total...
    The Michigan Republican Party filed a complaint with Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson (D) after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) used campaign funds to finance a “personal” trip to Florida aboard a private jet. Whitmer’s secret March trip to visit her father — and subsequent acknowledgment in April — touched off a cascade of half-answers, which ultimately led to a 501(c)(4)...
    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) vetoed a bill that would have exempted graduation crowds from her coronavirus capacity restrictions. The governor blasted Republicans after they passed the legislation and claimed there was no issue. “This bill is a solution in search of a problem,” Whitmer said, NBC 6 reported. “Rather than sending me half-baked and punchless legislation like HB 4728,...
    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) is proposing to use coronavirus relief funds to backdoor a Democrat pet project: a $15 minimum wage. Under Whitmer’s plan, businesses would receive three-month grants to make up the difference between what they pay per hour and $15 an hour, Bridge reported. They would then be required to retain those employees and pay the inflated...
    The Michigan Republican Party filed a Friday complaint against Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, alleging she broke campaign finance laws by traveling to Florida on a private jet for personal reasons. The Daily Caller first obtained a copy of the complaint, which called on the Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson to immediately investigate Whitmer’s trip to West Palm Beach, Florida. Whitmer...
    Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director Elizabeth Hertel acknowledged Thursday that coronavirus-related nursing home deaths “could be” undercounted in the state. The Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) appointee disputed to the House Oversight Committee previously reported data that could indicate there has not been a full accounting of all deaths in long term care facilities. Independent journalist Charlie...
    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) picked two dates on the calendar — June 1 and July 1 — to repeal the remaining coronavirus restrictions, but she appeared to be leaving the door open on whether she will stick to the final one. On Tuesday, Whitmer was asked if she will potentially alter her order lifting remaining orders on masks, crowds,...
    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) issued administrative rules Tuesday requiring “implicit bias” training for all medical professionals in the state. Whitmer said at the announcement of the training, which is intended to identify one’s biases, is mandatory annually in order to maintain a professional license and must be conducted by a health organization, a “diversity and inclusion” organization, an accredited...
    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) failed to stop a series of recall petitions filed against her after the state Board of Canvassers approved them. Whitmer appealed the approval of seven petitions against her and Lieutenant Gov. Garlin Gilchrist (D), and last week, an appeals court rejected all of her arguments. According to Michigan law, the Canvassers judge a petition’s language...
    Recall petitions against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer can proceed, a Michigan court ruled on Thursday. The Board of State Canvassers "correctly" approved the six recall petitions against Whitmer and one against Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist, Judges Kathleen Jansen and Michael Gadola of the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled on Thursday, rejecting one argument made by counsel for the governor as "unpersuasive."...
                      by Scott McClallen  Months after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer flew on a secret trip to Florida, Michiganders are starting to find answers. Whitmer’s campaign committee will pay for her March Florida flight to visit her father after she initially attempted to use a nonprofit to charter the flight through a separate...
    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s (D) story about her secret trip to Florida aboard a private jet is changing again, according to a letter from her attorney. After her four-day trip to Florida in March became public in April, Whitmer dodged questions about her full itinerary, who paid for the “personal” trip, and what, if anything, was offered in exchange for...
    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) received her “Profiles in COVID Courage” award from the John F. Kennedy Library Wednesday night. Whitmer praised herself in the pre-produced video, saying she “sought out the smartest people I could find and I think it really showed in the policies that we ended up utilizing to keep people safe.” “I certainly would never have...
    America's coronavirus nursing home crisis deepened today amid claims that Michigan's death toll could be double the official figure and that Andrew Cuomo used the Speaker to help hide New York's cover-up. Cuomo and Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer have been under intense scrutiny since August when Trump said they 'issued COVID-19 orders that may have resulted in deaths of elderly...
    A veto-proof majority of Michigan representatives passed a bill Tuesday that would require the state to refund coronavirus-related fines after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) was caught violating her own order. By a 74-34 vote, the state House swiftly passed HB 4501, a bill brought up for consideration after Breitbart News busted Whitmer for violating her restaurant table capacity order last...
    The East Lansing, Michigan, dive bar where Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D-MI) violated her own coronavirus order Saturday will not receive a fine. Whitmer and at least 12 of her friends pushed tables together at the Landshark over the weekend, violating her rule capping table capacity at six patrons. Breitbart News busted Whitmer and she apologized for her “mistake.” “We did...
    GOP governors have slammed embattled Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer's controversial flight to Florida in a new ad.  The Democratic governor waited weeks to disclose partial details of a private jet trip she took to visit her father in Florida after two of her top aides headed south as coronavirus cases surged in Michigan and residents were cautioned against traveling south for...
                        Live from Music Row Tuesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. – host Leahy welcomed Senior Editor-At-Large at The Epoch Times Roger Simon and Maury County Mayor Andy Ogles to the studio to...
    A new ad from a group affiliated with the Republican Governors Association (RGA) is highlighting the tragic story of a Michigan family who lost a member due to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s (D) nursing home coronavirus policy. Suzette, a Northville resident, says in the ad that Whitmer’s policy prevented her from being with her father when he died. “When we tried...
    Joe Biden came close to picking Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to be his running mate instead of Sen. Kamala Harris after a bumpy campaign during which he condemned her attack on him as 'f***ing bulls***,' according to a new book. The two women were the only ones to meet twice with Biden as he whittled down a shortlist of six,...
    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) attempted to avoid answering any more questions about her secret trip to Florida aboard a private jet in March. Whitmer flew on a jet owned by three Detroit businessmen and a 501(c)(4) nonprofit set up to finance her 2019 transition paid $27,521 to shuttle her for the four day trip, despite Whitmer, nor her staff,...
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    Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is fighting to shut down a crude oil pipeline in a battle that has long been waged in Michigan but is gaining attention nationally as environmental activists ramp up pressure on fossil fuel infrastructure across the country. Whitmer, a Democrat, had ordered the 645-mile Line 5 pipeline operated by Canadian energy company Enbridge to shut down by...
    MICHIGAN Governor Gretchen Whitmer apologized after she was pictured violating state-mandated social distancing guidelines at a bar. She was part of a gathering that defied her own health department's pandemic orders. 3Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer was seen inside a restaurant at tables featuring a large groupCredit: Facebook Why did Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer apologize? A photo circulated on social media...
    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) attempted to laugh off her hypocrisy after Breitbart News exclusively reported about her violating her own coronavirus orders at an East Lansing bar over the weekend. The governor, who imposed some of the harshest restrictions on businesses, schools, and individuals of any in the country, violated her restaurant capacity orders when she sat at a...
    Florida State Rep. Anthony Sabatini (R) has demanded Florida’s Attorney General open a criminal investigation into Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) Monday over a scandal allegedly involving a secretly chartered flight to visit her father in Florida. Sabatini exclusively shared his request with Breitbart News in which he asks Republican Attorney General Ashley Moody to investigate if Whitmer “misused her public...
    If you wanted to know what I truly believed about the effectiveness of masks and social distancing, all you had to do was watch me. That’s all you had to do — watch me. If you watched me, you would have seen that prior to being fully vaccinated, I never once deliberately violated social distancing rules. While indoors in public...
    More On: Gretchen Whitmer Michigan gov used unauthorized company for Florida charter flight Plot to kidnap Michigan gov. included ‘weapons of mass destruction’ plan, feds say Blue-state guvs like Cuomo, Whitmer in a race to the authoritarian bottom These 5 states have nearly half of nation’s new COVID-19 cases Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was forced to apologize Sunday after...
    MICHIGAN Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has come under fire after she was pictured violating state Covid rules as she sat unmasked with a large group of friends in a crowded bar. In an image published to Facebook, Whitmer was seen inside an East Lansing bar and restaurant with 12 others huddled around three tables that had been pushed together. 4Whitmer was...
    Michigan. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) apologized after Breitbart News busted her Sunday for violating her own coronavirus orders at an East Lansing bar. Breitbart News obtained a photo showing Whitmer and her appointed chief operations officer, Tricia Foster, among a group of 13 people at the Landshark, a dive bar in the college town, on Saturday: Whitmer’s office refused...
    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) hit the bar this weekend and violated her own coronavirus orders, according to a photo Breitbart News has exclusively obtained. Whitmer and a large group of friends, including her appointed chief operations officer, Tricia Foster, visited the Landshark in East Lansing, violating her restaurant orders in the process, according to a photo one of the...
    The Michigan House Oversight Committee sent a series of questions Thursday to Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) addressing her secret trip to Florida aboard a private jet in March. The news broke in April that Whitmer went to Florida for “two days” to visit her “ailing” father as she urged Michiganders not to travel. Whitmer later acknowledged it was actually...
    A department of Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s (D) administration claimed a package of election integrity bills are a “vicious attack” and “designed to intimidate black voters.” The Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) published the message by the Michigan Black Leadership Advisory Council (BLAC) on Tuesday as the legislature is considering 39 bills intended to increase election security and...
    The company that owns the private jet that secretly flew Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) to Florida in March has blocked attempts to search its flight history. Air Eagle, LLC, which is owned by three Detroit businessmen, flew Whitmer to the Sunshine State in March, which set off a month of questions and answers that lacked clarity and honesty. Air...
    Dishonesty and hypocrisy surrounding Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s (D) secret “personal” trip to Florida are threatening the one-time rising star’s political future. Like other Democrat governors, Whitmer opted to impose harsh restrictions in an attempt to deal with the coronavirus in 2020. After a spike in cases towards the end of the year, she reimposed many orders through her Department...
    President Joe Biden praised Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D-MI) as “honorable” during a Tuesday trip to Michigan amid a scandal involving her use of a private jet on a secret trip to Florida. “You’ve got a backbone like a ramrod,” Biden said of Whitmer at Ford Motor Company’s Dearborn electric vehicle plant, Deadline Detroit reported. “You’ve got a brain as big...
    Erin Coates, The Western Journal May 18, 2021 0 Comments Federal officials are investigating a possible regulation violation on the part of Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer during her March trip to Florida to visit her father. The Michigan Democrat flew on a private jet from Lansing, Michigan, to West Palm Beach, Florida, to spend the weekend with her ailing...
    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's use of a private plane to travel out of state in March could soon be facing multiple investigations. Rep. Steve Johnson, the chairman of the Michigan House Oversight Committee, said there may even need to be an inquiry into the financial arrangements behind Whitmer's visit to her father, who is reportedly chronically ill, if her administration...
    The private jet Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) said she chartered for her secret trip to Florida in March is not approved to be chartered, the FAA told the Detroit Free Press Monday. The new problems arose when Whitmer’s chief of staff, Joanne Huls, attempted to explain away the flight Friday by saying a related 501(c)(4) so-called dark money group...
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    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is facing a new round of questions about a much-criticized trip to Florida after revelations that the air travel company she chartered for the flight wasn't actually authorized to perform charter flights.  Whitmer has previously faced scrutiny over the March trip, which she initially lied about taking, and which came after she had cautioned Michigan residents...
    A prominent Michigan newspaper took aim at Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, suggesting the governor was “clueless” after she demanded a shutdown of an oil pipeline amid shortages caused by the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack. "It was as if she was clueless to the unfolding crisis caused when the Colonial line went down," a Detroit News editorial reads. "Had Enbridge obeyed the...
    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s (D) office claimed Friday a so-called dark money 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization paid for her secret trip to Florida in March. When the trip became public in April, Whitmer and her aides steadfastly claimed it was “personal” in nature, a trip to visit her ailing father. “I’ve said everything I am going to say about my trip...
    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer used funds from an inauguration-related nonprofit to pay for a $27,521 trip to Florida to visit her ailing father in March, her chief of staff clarified Friday.  On Wednesday, the governor told reporters she had not used taxpayer funds for the trip and it was not a "gift," but refused to elaborate, FOX 2 in Detroit...
    A company that owns several refineries in the eastern United States broke down the economic catastrophe that would unfold if Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) successfully kills a crude oil pipeline that has been in operation for over 50 years. Whitmer has ordered Enbridge to cease operating Line 5 by May 12, a pipeline that runs from Canada through Michigan....