Michigan Judge Denies Trump Backers’ Bid to Toss Detroit Votes

A Michigan judge rejected a lawsuit by supporters of President Donald Trump seeking to block certification of the election results in Detroit and surrounding Wayne County on the grounds that the counting of ballots there was plagued by widespread fraud. Circuit Court Judge Timothy Kenny ruled Friday that the suit failed to show why he should halt the certification or […]

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Six Are Charged in Plot to Kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer

Six people were charged with plotting to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer as part of a plan to overthrow the state’s government, according to court papers unsealed in federal court in Michigan on Thursday. The U.S. said it would also bring charges against seven other people connected to the Wolverine Watchmen militia for attempts to target law enforcement officers and […]

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Michigan AG: Trump was 'incredibly disrespectful' to our state

New York (CNN Business)During his motorcade ride to a Ford Motor plant in Michigan on Thursday, President Trump ripped into his favorite network, Fox News, for having “garbage” people on the air. Just hours later, he was having a friendly chat with Fox’s chief White House correspondent. On Twitter the president trashed Fox’s liberal co-host of “The Five,” Juan Williams, […]

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U.S. Consumer Sentiment Unexpectedly Rises Amid Relief Payments

U.S. consumer sentiment posted a surprise increase in early May amid widespread virus-relief payments and discounts for big-ticket items, though pessimism deepened about the longer-term outlook for incomes and the economy. The University of Michigan’s preliminary sentiment index rose 1.9 points from an eight-year low to 73.7, according to data Friday. That compared with the median estimate for a decline […]

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Lansing, Michigan protests should not surprise us — There are real risks from aggressive, prolonged lockdowns

Michiganders protest coronavirus lockdown rules from their cars Some Michigan residents say the state stay-at-home order goes too far and are hitting the streets to protest from their cars. FOX Business’ Grady Trimble with more. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Continue Reading Below Wednesday’s protests in Michigan show that […]

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Virus Erupts in Poor U.S. Cities Whose People Have Few Defenses

In this article The coronoavirus pandemic is burrowing into America’s battered industrial heartland and the South, bursting out in places like Detroit, Chicago and New Orleans that have legions of low-income residents with underlying medical conditions and few resources. Michigan is fast becoming the next U.S. hotspot for the virus, registering new cases at more than triple the national rate; […]

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