“The only way this stops is for people to rise,” Atlas said. You get what you accept. #FreedomMatters #StepUp
Responding to Atlas’ tweet Sunday evening, Whitmer told CNN reporter Wolf Blitzer, “We know the White House likes to mark us out here in Michigan, and me in particular. Professionals.”
Instead, Whitmer said, she is consulting “people who have already studied and are highly respected around the world on these issues, not – not the person making the president’s presentation on this issue.”
Whitmire announced at a news conference earlier Sunday that Michigan will begin a “three-week pause targeting indoor social gatherings and other group activities” to mitigate the spread of Covid-19.
“If everyone does their part, we will see great benefit from it,” she told Bletser of the new measures. “But we will evaluate it every step of the way.”
Throughout the pandemic, Whitmer has been the focus of intense interest from far-right groups. The alleged plans to kidnap her included plans to topple several state governments that the suspects believed “violating the US Constitution,” according to a federal criminal complaint.
The United States passed 11 million cases of coronavirus on Sunday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The latest milestone comes just six days after the US recorded 10 million cases.
It was the fastest that the United States has added 1 million new cases since the start of the pandemic.
Trump said in August: “He’s working with us and he’s going to work with us on the coronavirus.” “And he has many great ideas. He thinks what we did is really good, and now we’re going to take it to a new level.”