Gretchen Whitmer

Whitmer Dodges Coronavirus Oversight Probe

Potential VP pick refuses to testify in oversight hearing about admin's contract with Dem firm

Gretchen Whitmer

Michigan’s Democratic governor Gretchen Whitmer refused an invitation to testify before a special oversight committee created by the state legislature to examine her widely criticized handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

Whitmer Defies Own Social Distancing Rule at Detroit Protest

Michigan’s Democratic governor Gretchen Whitmer defied her own controversial social distancing rules while attending a Detroit civil rights protest Thursday. The one came just days after the governor expressed a “high level of concern” that such mass gatherings could spread coronavirus.

MI Lawmakers Seek Subpoena as Whitmer Walks Back Transparency Pledge

Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer has walked back her promise to cooperate with an investigation into her coronavirus response, prompting a push from lawmakers to subpoena officials in the Democrat's administration.The state legislature created a special oversight committee to examine Whitmer's handling of the pandemic after she awarded a lucrative coronavirus-related contract to a major Democratic consulting firm.