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

The NPR Politics Podcast

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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.This episode: campaign correspondent Asma Khalid, justice correspondent Ryan Lucas, national political correspondent Mara Liasson, and White House correspondent Ayesha Rascoe.Connect:Subscribe to the NPR Politics Podcast here.Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org.Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group.Listen to our playlist The NPR Politics Daily Workout.Subscribe to the NPR Politics Newsletter.Find and support your local public radio station.


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