Whitmer Joins Protests, Ignoring Social Distancing Guidelines, Surrounded by People Without Masks
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who enforced some of the most strict lockdown orders in the nation, was seen protesting the death of George Floyd in police custody on Thursday, disregarding social distancing guidelines and surrounded by people who were not wearing masks.
Just last month she criticized those protesting her stay-at-home orders, saying their actions made it more likely that the lockdown would continue even longer.
Whitmer's spokeswoman Tiffany Brown defended the governor’s actions.
"The governor took precautions for engaging in an outdoor activity, including wearing a mask...