Michigan Boils As Gretchen Whitmer Doubles Stay At Home Order.
Earlier, petition to withdraw Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer for Incompetence surpass 300k signatures. Michiganders boils in rage that Whitmer abuses her executive powers which she was sued for.
Despite significant opposition against her strict lockdown orders, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has extended her stay-at-home order to June 12th.
This marks the 5th extension of her original mandate.
The order, called “Safer at Home,” will extend temporary business closures and movement restrictions in an effort to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
Whitmer also extended her state of emergency through June 19, WJBK-TV reported. In a statement, she said that while COVID-19 cases and deaths are declining, “we are not out of the woods yet.”
Michigan Boils As Gretchen Whitmer Doubles Stay At Home Order
“If we’re going to lower the chance of a second wave and continue to protect our neighbors and loved ones from the spread of this virus, we must continue to do our part by staying safer at home,” the Democrat Governor said.
“If we open too soon, thousands more could die and our hospitals will get overwhelmed,” she said. “While we ﬁnally have more protective equipment like masks, we can’t run the risk of running low again.
We owe it to the real heroes on the front lines of this crisis — our first responders, health care workers and critical workers putting their lives on the line every day — to do what we can ourselves to stop the spread of the virus.”
The move comes a day after a court ruled Whitmer has the authority to keep Michigan under a state of emergency without approval from lawmakers.
Republican lawmakers had legally challenged the order.
These however didn’t go well with the people.
“Not only is Gretchen Whitmer going around the state Legislature with her stay-at-home orders, but now she is sneaking around the people of Michigan by announcing an extension to her stay at home order after regular business hours on a holiday weekend,” Cox tweeted. “The only thing she is trying to keep safe is her political career.”
Not only is Gretchen Whitmer going around the state legislature with her stay at home orders, now she is going around the people of Michigan by announcing extensions after hours on a holiday weekend.Advertisement
The only thing she is trying to keep safe is her political career.
— Laura Cox (@LauraCoxMI) May 22, 2020
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