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Gov. Whitmer responds to President Trump's law enforcement threats via Twitter

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Posted at 8:40 PM, Jul 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-20 20:40:23-04

LANSING, Mich. — In light of President Donald Trump threatening to send federal law enforcement to many Midwestern cities following the Portland protests, Governor Gretchen Whitmer tweeted out a response of her own.

"If the President actually wants to help the people of Michigan, he can start by picking up the phone and telling Mitch McConnell to pass the HEROES Act, so we can provide immediate relief to Michigan's families, schools, and small businesses," Whitmer continued in a three-tweet thread.

You can read Gov. Whitmer and Attorney General Dana Nessel's full response to Trump's threats here.