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Wednesday August 24th, 2022 night edition

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Jury selection started Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, in the second trial of the two men charged with conspiring to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2020 over their disgust with restrictions early in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Prosecutors are putting Adam Fox and Barry Croft Jr. on trial again after a jury in April couldn't reach a verdict.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A jury on Tuesday convicted two men of conspiring to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2020, delivering swift verdicts in a plot that was broken up by the FBI and described as a rallying cry for a U.S. civil war by anti-government extremists.

Evidence showed the group had many gripes, particularly over stay-at-home orders and other pandemic restrictions imposed by Whitmer.

Whitmer was not physically harmed; six men were arrested hours away from her home in October 2020. »

Trump Was Hoarding Some of America’s Most Sensitive Secrets, Letter Reveals

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Access to these types of materials is extremely limited, often to just a select group of high-level intelligence and military officials.

“I mean, if he had actual Special Access Programs — do you know how extraordinarily sensitive that is?

We might not know “exactly” what the contents of the classified documents are, but we now know they were among the government’s most sensitive secrets. »