Three sentenced to prison over plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Whitmer

Posted on AllSides December 15th, 2022
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Three men found guilty of participating in a 2020 plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) were sentenced to prison on Thursday, the Associated Press reports.

Why it matters: In October, the men — Joe Morrison, Pete Musico and Paul Bellar — were convicted of providing material support to a terrorist act, which carries a maximum term of 20 years.

The federal government charged six men in October 2020 over the plot. Morrison, Musico and Bellar were among seven other men charged by Michigan's attorney general for allegedly helping...

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