Gretchen Whitmer held serious allegations against the US President, Donald Trump regarding her kidnap. She said that it is none other than Trump who had stitched the entire plot of this kidnap. Whitmer declared this in a speech after arrests were announced, thereby saying that Trump’s words were a rallying cry for the extremists. Gretchen Whitmer happened to be a Democrat who signed out the debate comments of Trump while he he did not condemn the white supremacist groups. Whitmer further said, “Hate groups heard the President’s words not as a rebuke, but as a rallying cry.”
Six people were privately charged in league of conspiracy to kidnap Whitmer. Not just this, even there were seven other people who were linked to a paramilitary group and they were levied with the charge on them for allegedly seeking the Michigan Capitol. According to the authorities’ statements as received on Thursday, the agents did foil a stunning plot to kidnap Gretchen Whitmer. This alleged scheme is said to involve months of planning that they did in order to snatch her from her vacation home. 6 men were charged regarding this conspiracy in the federal court, and they all had been accused to kidnap the governor prior to the elections that were supposed to be held on 3rd November, 2020. Other than that, seven other men were also charged who happened to be linked to a paramilitary group, named as the Wolverine Watchmen and they were charged in the state court to seek a civil war.
Statements revealed in regards to the Gretchen Whitmer kidnap case
According to the state police, both the seven men from the paramilitary group and the other six men were trained together and they had planned various acts of violence as well. As per the FBI Affidavit, the surveillance for the kidnapping plot occurred in the month of August and September and four of those men did have a plan to meet on Wednesday in order to make a payment on exchange tactical gear and explosives. The FBI had even quoted that one of the men was saying that Whitmer did not own any checks or balances, which clearly depicts that she has got uncontrolled power. The man even added saying, “All good things must come to an end.”
The convicts linked with Gretchen Whitmer kidnap plot were arrested on Wednesday
Recently, the authorities have formally declared that the men were arrested on Wednesday night. Those six men charged in the federal court will have to live in prison for life if convicted. On the other hand, the other seven men were charged with state terrorism and they would have to bear a 20 year sentence behind the bars. Detroit US Attorney Matthew Schneider said, “All of us in Michigan can disagree about politics, but those disagreements should never, ever amount to violence. Violence has been prevented today.” Trump has tweeted that he does not bear any kind of extreme violence thereby saying that the governor “has done a terrible job.”