Gov. Whitmer kidnap case jurors to be quizzed on bombs, masks, guns and insurrection
Gov. Whitmer

DETROIT — Prospective jurors in the federal case against five men accused of plotting to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer likely will face questions about whether they like the governor, if they belong to a militia, if they've ever detonated a bomb and whether they have strong feelings about the Jan. 6 insurrection. A 32-page proposed questionnaire filed Friday in federal court illustrates the challenge of seating a jury in a heavily politicized case in the age of COVID-19 involving a prominent politician and allegations of violent anti-government extremism amid fallout from lockdown orders aimed ...