Washington Post: The turbulent rise of Gretchen Whitmer

gretchen whitmer portrait in chair

Then the faulty dams burst, the city of Midland flooded to record heights and a quarter of its residents evacuated their homes.

President Trump threatened to withhold Michigan’s federal funds over its plans to send every voter mail-in ballot applications.

And Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer faced yet another surreal, television-primed protest of her stay-at-home orders — this time with demonstrators giving free haircuts on the Capitol lawn.



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