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Mon May 25, 2020, 09:28 AM

These Women Leaders Are Turning Michigan From A 2020 Battleground Into Trump's Worst Nightmare


(Forbes) On Tuesday, President Trump visited a Ford plant in Ypsilanti, Michigan and the headlines are all about whether or not he wore a mask. But what was really revealed during Trumpís visit to the Wolverine state is just how much three of its top leaders, all of whom are women, are unnerving the President of United States and turning the 2020 political battleground into his personal nightmare.

For a President who has a well-known reputation for lobbing insults at women leaders, including his 2016 election rival Hillary Clinton, Trump may have finally met his match as he confronts not one, but three, strong Democratic women leaders who arenít shy about confronting him. In doing so, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Attorney General Dana Nessel and Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, are not only getting under the Presidentís skin, but they are getting the best of him as well.

First, it was first-term Governor Whitmer who was the center of the Presidentís ire as she implemented some of the nationís most stringent shelter-in-place orders. As armed protestors swarmed the Michigan capital and the President urged Michigan to be Ďliberated,í Whitmer stood firm. Then came Secretary Bensonís mailing of absentee ballot applications to all of Michiganís voters, which triggered the President to threaten, via Twitter, the withholding of funds to the state, claiming the ballot application mailing was illegal (it isnít). Trumpís targeting of Michigan was despite the fact that other Republican states like Georgia, Iowa, and Nebraska have made similar moves.

Then finally this week, Attorney General Dana Nessel got into a war of words with the President regarding his visit to the Ypsilanti Ford factory. The issue at stake was Trumpís general refusal to wear a face mask during his visit, despite state and local requirements that require otherwise. In the end, it appears the President, did wear a mask for at least part of his visit to the Ford factory. ..............(more)

https://www.forbes.com/sites/sethcohen/2020/05/22/these-women-leaders-are-turning-michigan-from-a-2020-battleground-into-trumps-worst-nightmare/#3e330ea93ad5




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Mon May 25, 2020, 10:06 AM

1. It's so gratifying to see that all of our hard work to GOTV in 2018 is paying off.

We're trying our best for the same outcome in 2020.

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Mon May 25, 2020, 03:21 PM

2. Gig him, girls!❤

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Tue May 26, 2020, 12:21 AM

3. Dem women RULE.

Literally

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