Joe Biden: 'Throughline from President Trump's dog whistles' to Whitmer kidnapping plot

Joe Biden: 'Throughline from President Trump's dog whistles' to Whitmer kidnapping plot
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DETROIT — It's not difficult to draw a connection between the divisive and racist rhetoric of President Donald Trump and a thwarted plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said in a statement late Thursday. Biden said he'd reached out to Whitmer earlier in the day to check in after state and federal law enforcement announced they'd arrested 13 people in connection to what's being called a domestic terrorism plot. Joe Biden said Thursday he spoke with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer after news broke that federal and state law enforcement thwarted a kidnapping plot ...

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