ELK RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's husband urged a business to get his boat in the water in time for Memorial Day weekend, according to social media posts, while she was publicly telling cooped-up residents to resist flocking to popular vacation areas during the coronavirus pandemic. … [Read more...] about Michigan governor’s husband pleaded to get boat in water
In Facebook posts no longer visible to the public, NorthShore Dock LLC and its owner, Tad Dowker, focused on what Dowker said was a request last week by Whitmer's husband, Marc Mallory. The posts caught the attention of Republican state lawmakers, who said the governor's family may not have wanted to follow the guidance she's issued for the rest of the state. … [Read more...] about Michigan Gov. Whitmer’s coronavirus lockdown policies too strict for her own husband?
“There is a lot of politics at play here, unfortunately,” Whitmer told Fox News in May. “The protests are very political in nature instead of being focused on the stay-at-home order.” (RELATED: A Million Michigan Residents Stopped Staying Home After Whitmer Extended Lockdown, Data Show) … [Read more...] about Whitmer Says She Censors Herself So Trump Won’t Cancel Aid To Michigan
She said in a statement: “Our practice is not to discuss the governor’s or her family’s personal calendar/schedules. And we’re not going to make it a practice of addressing every rumor that is spread online. There’s been a lot of wild misinformation spreading online attacking the governor and her family, and the threats of violence against her personally are downright dangerous.” … [Read more...] about Michigan pol alleges Whitmer tried to cover up husband allegedly invoking her office for favor from marina
But opinion is divided over whether extreme social distancing and stay at home legislation is actually helping to fight the coronavirus. A report this week from investment bank JP Morgan found that COVID-19 infection rates are decreasing in states that have lifted their lockdown measures. … [Read more...] about Michigan Gov. Whitmer Extends Lockdown Until June 12