Trump, in Michigan, targets governor after alleged plot against her

Trump, in Michigan, targets governor after alleged plot against her

10/18/2020 8:03:00 AM

Trump, in Michigan, targets governor after alleged plot against her

President Trump's supporters chant 'Lock her up!' about Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, just over a week after the FBI said it foiled a plot to kidnap her.

AdvertisementOrange County for a fundraiserand Nevada for another rally. Trump plans to visit Arizona, another battleground state where he is behind in polls, for two campaign events on Monday.“You think I’m doing this for my health?” Trump said about his whirlwind schedule. “I’m not doing this for my health.”

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Democratic nominee Joe Biden, the former vice president, has kept a lower profile, and he did not hold any events on Saturday. His running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris of California, has also been grounded after two people on her campaign planetested positive for the coronavirus

. She has subsequently tested negative and is expected to visit Florida on Monday, the first day of in-person voting in that battleground state.During Trump’s first rally on Saturday in Muskegon, a small lakefront community northwest of Grand Rapids, he largely ditched the teleprompter and leaned hard into a number of divisive cultural issues, railing about the “radical left” and “cancel culture.”

AdvertisementHe blasted efforts to remove Confederate statues and alter American history curricula to include a more unflinching examination of slavery and the Jim Crow era, characterizing the moves as part of a broader “crusade against American history” and “our heritage” that he blamed on Democrats.

He intentionally mispronounced the name of Rep. Ilhan Omar, a former Somali refugee elected in 2018, and told the crowd that the Minnesota congresswoman “does not love our country too much,” and that she in fact “hates” it. It was the first of three such references to Omar, which he repeated later in Wisconsin. Yet moments later, Trump blasted Democrats for their supposed intolerance, citing efforts to “cancel” more traditional renderings of American history.

“These are not the tactics of a respectable political movement,” Trump said. He then claimed falsely that Democrats wanted to remove the Jefferson Memorial and “blow up” Mt. Rushmore.He blasted Biden numerous times, telling his supporters that his opponent is “shot.” Biden, he said, “never had the kind of control that you have to have to be president.”

AdvertisementAs usual, Trump offered nothing resembling a policy agenda for a second term. Yet he promised that his never-defined plan “will make the state better in every single way than it was before,” while “Biden’s plan will crush Michigan.”In Michigan and later Wisconsin, Trump largely avoided the main issues of importance to voters. He didn’t talk about healthcare at all and only briefly mentioned the stagnant economy and the pandemic, blasting Democrats for imposing what he called “unscientific lockdowns.”

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Yeah, we don’t like liars This man is totally intolerable... Ok alexbrandon brilliant photograph. Good. He should have. You can fool some people twice Lock up donald trump time to lock trump up. trump supporters are clueless how civility and governance according to the US constitution work. Shame! He should be held accountable for the plot against her! He encourages brainwashed supporters to act in domestic terrorism. Trump is a sociopath!

Trump is sick physically and mentally. He needs help from his doctors, not votes from Americans. These two things somehow connected? It shows how desperate he is. The Republican leadership should do something about him. This is not the action of someone who wants to be president.This is the action of someone so desperate to get out of a situation, he's willing to cause any kind of chaos to make it happen, instead of admitting he doesn't want to do the job. No integrity whatsoever.

Her husband breaks all rules of complete shutdown and its ok POTUS the ultimate, one trick pony. Ugly politician “Trump targets Governor Whitmer.” Why are we allowing this to happen? He's a co-conspirator. Get him off the stage and into jail. Trump seems to be so juiced up on drugs that he seems not of sound mind and should be removed immediately?

Trump's not gonna be satisfied till someone else gets hurt. deplorable Not a stretch to think that a narcissistic megalomaniac might be a bully too tRump Dr. Li-Meng Yan shows the evidence in her two short reports that the coronavirus is manufactured and spread intentionally by the Chinese Communist Party. Video:

He who lives by the sword... Unbelievable Trump points out the failings of MI governor who failed so hard that non trump voters plotted a coup to remove her from power. FTFY. He is out of line but he doesn’t have a monopoly on this. Democrats from politicians to the media spout hate about Trump and his supporters non stop. It is reckless and inexcusable. Both sides need to STOP!

He didn’t target her after the alleged plot. bat shit crazy TrumpIsNotWell *plot attempt by NON Trump supporters Trump is going to win Michigan again. According to Trump's ability and leadership, he should have been re-elected easily. But why is it more difficult this time than any president? Because the CCP is using national power, spies, and bribery senior American officials to prevent Trump from being re-elected at all cost

He supports far right terrorists, what a surprise!

Michigan Governor Whitmer fires back at Trump after rally crowd chants 'lock her up''This is exactly the rhetoric that has put me, my family, and other government officials' lives in danger,' Whitmer said after Trump called for her to be locked up. She broke the law Or....and I'm just spitballing here....maybe your policies are unpopular and unconstitutional This woman faced a possible kidnapping and assassination yet Trump doesn’t even have the basic decency to sympathise with her. He is literally only making it more likely that another plot to kidnap and kill her happens.

Michigan Gov. Lashes Trump For Endangering Her Life After Rally 'Lock Her Up' ChantAfter driving the crowd into a frenzy, Trump smiled, repeated 'Lock her up,' then chillingly added: 'Lock 'em all up.' The most dangerous man in the world. Also the most deranged man in the US government. Do we really pay this guy to lead us I am ashamed of watching this.

Michigan Gov. Lashes Trump For Endangering Her Life After Rally 'Lock Her Up' ChantAfter driving the crowd into a frenzy, Trump smiled, repeated 'Lock her up,' then chillingly added: 'Lock 'em all up.' Karma. Trump's Covid Kill Count is now equal to 3 Vietnam Wars or 214,583 Herman Cains. No. Lock him up.

Trump rally crowd chants 'lock her up' about Michigan Gov. Whitmer, target of alleged kidnapping plotGov. Whitmer responded to Trump's criticism during a rally in Michigan, posting that his was the kind of rhetoric that had put her family in danger. Kinda ironic considering she locks businesses Lock Trump up What about his daughter she did the same thing Hilary did .

‘Lock Up The Bidens’: Trump Picks Target For Final Stretch – His Opponent’s FamilyTrump called the Biden family an ‘organized crime family’ and a ‘criminal enterprise’ despite saying he ‘won't go too deep in the family.’ Wat ‘bout the hildebeast? Why ? Did they cheat on their taxes as well ? Will he build the wall next term ?

Michigan Voter: If Republicans won't criticize Trump, 'I am not going to vote for them'Dasha Burns talks to voters in Kent County, Michigan where some are “voting blue all the way up and down the ballot for the first time in their lives.” DashaBurns What about the fake news media not criticizing Joe Hiden, is that ok DashaBurns The Republicans bow to trump irregardless of the lies and disregard for the law and the people to maintain their personal lives. They sold America out when he was impeached, he should have been out of office and now we live with their decisions. So I agree vote Democrat. DashaBurns Actions speak louder than words. Republicans speaking out now is too late. Look how they voted the last 4 years. You can’t trust a thing they say now.