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Fri Oct 16, 2020, 10:24 AM

Michigan Republican linked to organizer of rally where militia allegedly plotted to kidnap Whitmer



(Salon) Michigan Republican Senate candidate John James received campaign contributions and was photographed with the organizer of the rally where conspirators accused of planning to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer allegedly plotted with a militia to recruit more members.

James, along with Vice President Mike Pence, was photographed with Ryan D. Kelley, a Grand Rapids real estate agent who heads the American Patriot Council, in since-deleted social media images reviewed by Salon. President Donald Trump was also pictured with Kelley in a photo posted to his Facebook profile.

Kelley was the organizer of the "Well-Regulated Militia" rally at the Michigan capitol in June. The FBI alleged in court documents that the leader of the group who plotted the attack on Whitmer met with militia leader Ty Garbin and a confidential source at the rally to discuss a plan and recruit more members.

Federal Election Commission records also show that Kelley has donated thousands to James' campaign. James, who lost his 2018 Senate bid, is virtually tied with incumbent Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., in the latest New York Times/Siena College poll. ...........(more)

https://www.salon.com/2020/10/16/michigan-republican-linked-to-organizer-of-rally-where-militia-allegedly-plotted-to-kidnap-whitmer/




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Reply Michigan Republican linked to organizer of rally where militia allegedly plotted to kidnap Whitmer (Original post)
marmar Friday OP
NCjack Friday #1
Sherman A1 Friday #5
gratuitous Friday #2
Kid Berwyn Friday #3
bbernardini Friday #4
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Friday #6
Pathwalker Friday #7

Response to marmar (Original post)

Fri Oct 16, 2020, 10:28 AM

1. Lock 'em all up!

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Response to NCjack (Reply #1)

Fri Oct 16, 2020, 10:38 AM

5. +!

exactly, they are domestic terrorists.

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Response to marmar (Original post)

Fri Oct 16, 2020, 10:30 AM

2. "The Well-Regulated Militia rally"?

Let me guess that there was a lot more emphasis on the "militia" than the "well-regulated."

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Response to marmar (Original post)

Fri Oct 16, 2020, 10:35 AM

3. Wonder where they learned that from?

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Response to marmar (Original post)

Fri Oct 16, 2020, 10:35 AM

4. Oddly enough, Kelley's real estate partner is black.

I wonder if said partner knew about Kelley's racist leanings.

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Response to marmar (Original post)

Fri Oct 16, 2020, 04:51 PM

6. K&R

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Response to marmar (Original post)

Fri Oct 16, 2020, 06:24 PM

7. Wow!

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