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Wisconsin man pleads guilty to role in Michigan governor’s kidnap scheme, governor blamed then President Trump

BELLAIRE, Mich. (AP) — A Wisconsin man accused of assisting the key figures in a plot to kidnap Michigan’s governor pleaded guilty Wednesday to a lesser charge and will cooperate with prosecutors. When the plot was foiled, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer blamed then-President Donald Trump, saying he had given “comfort to those who spread fear and hatred and division.” Last August, after ...

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