Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s office is responding to a report that she recently traveled out of state to vacation in Florida, but her office says she defied the recommendations she urges her constituents to abide to visit her ill father.
Michigan’s Republican Party said in a Monday press release that Whitmer’s travel to Florida contradicts 14 months of her administration’s shutdown orders, lockdowns, and calls for Michiganders to stay home to stay safe.
“Gretchen Whitmer’s blatant display of hypocrisy is an insult to every single Michigander impacted by her lockdown orders and travel warnings,” said Ted Goodman, communications director of the Michigan Republican Party. “Not only did Whitmer and her top staffers vacation to Florida, but they tried to keep it a secret because for Whitmer, it’s rules for thee, but not for me.” read more