Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer stood up to Trump. Can she stand up to her own people?

Whitmer has won national attention and praise for forcing her state’s residents to stay at home.  

“The Woman in Michigan”, says the Atlantic headline from 20 March.

“‘That woman from Michigan: Gov. Whitmer stands out in the pandemic. Just ask Trump,”  reads the NBC headline from 8 April.

“‘The woman in Michigan’ goes national,” says  Politico’s 9 April piece. 

The woman in Michigan is Gretchen Whitmer, currently serving her first term as governor of her state. Whitmer has won national attention and praise for introducing executive...
source: New Statesman

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