DOJ: "Violent Extremists" Planned To Kidnap Michigan Gov. : The NPR Politics Podcast Conspirators began training for a potential attack on Whitmer's vacation home or the governor's official summer residence over the summer, according to a criminal complaint released Thursday. After abducting Whitmer, Fox allegedly said, the governor would be taken a secure location in Wisconsin for "trial," according to the complaint.

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"Violent Extremists" Planned To Kidnap Michigan Governor, Says DOJ

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"Violent Extremists" Planned To Kidnap Michigan Governor, Says DOJ

"Violent Extremists" Planned To Kidnap Michigan Governor, Says DOJ

"Violent Extremists" Planned To Kidnap Michigan Governor, Says DOJ

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Conspirators began training for a potential attack on Whitmer's vacation home or the governor's official summer residence over the summer, according to a criminal complaint released Thursday. After abducting Whitmer, Fox allegedly said, the governor would be taken a secure location in Wisconsin for "trial," according to the complaint.

And, President Trump throws next debate into doubt and levies a bigoted attack against Kamala Harris.

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