Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said there's "clear evidence" to pursue charges against pro-Donald Trump Republicans who claimed they were the state's presidential electors in 2020, despite Democrat Joe Biden's 154,000-vote victory.
Each man is charged with three crimes related to a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, including providing material support for a terrorist act, which carries a maximum prison sentence of 20 years.
Republican gubernatorial hopeful Tudor Dixon on Friday compared Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's policies to the 2020 plot to kidnap the governor—remarks that Democrats have since sharply criticized as making light of a serious and dangerous crime.
Michigan Congressional candidate John Gibbs has criticized women for working outside the home, for making the workplace "strained" for men, and for spawning "a barrage of sexual harassment cases of frivolous proportions."
A Michigan man was sentenced on Friday to five years in federal prison for his role in the US Capitol attack by a mob that disrupted Congress from certifying President Joe Biden's 2020 electoral victory.