Virginia governor also targeted by group that wanted to kidnap Whitmer, FBI says

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An FBI agent testified in court that the ‘Wolverine Watchmen’ were also targeting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam due to COVID-19 mandates

An FBI agent testified in court on that a domestic terrorist group that formed a plan to kidnap and murder Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer also discussed kidnapping Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam.

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FBI agent Richard Trask made the remarks during a preliminary hearing in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Tuesday, The Washington Post reports. The “Wolverine Watchmen,” as the group identified themselves, were targeting the Democratic officials because of the state-mandated restrictions they put in response to the coronavirus pandemic and to halt its spread.

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) speaks during a news conference on June 4, 2020 in Richmond, Virginia. Gov. Northam and Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney announced plans to take down a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

“At this meeting they discussed possible targets, taking a sitting governor, specifically issues with the governors of Michigan and Virginia,…



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