Three Michigan Republicans in the state’s House of Representatives filed articles of impeachment against Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
Michigan state Reps. Beau LaFave, Matt Maddock, and Daire Rendon wrote in their resolution Thursday that Whitmer “acted in conflict with her constitutional duties as Governor” in her executive orders responding to the coronavirus pandemic in the state.
“She has exceeded her constitutional authority, violated the constitutional rights of the people of Michigan, issued orders that are not in the best interests of the people of this state, and used the pandemic as an opportunity to reward political allies. These actions are a matter of public