Wisconsin man convicted for his role in plot to kidnap Gov. Whitmer

Posted on AllSides March 15th, 2023

A Wisconsin man charged for his role in the plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pleaded guilty Wednesday to a felony count of attempting to provide material support for terrorism.Brian Higgins, 54, of Wisconsin Dells, faces up to five years in prison when he is sentenced.Higgins surveyed Whitmer’s vacation home in Antrim County, where a group of armed men planned to kidnap the governor. He’s also accused of training with the men at a “kill house.”Higgins was arrested in Wisconsin in October 2020 and originally charged with providing material support...

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