Pelosi backs Michigan governor who was the target of a foiled kidnapping attempt, slams Trump’s rhetoric as ‘irresponsible’

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday echoed Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s assertions that President Donald Trump’s rhetoric is dangerous and incites violence. 

Whitmer was the target of a foiled kidnapping attempt last week. The FBI said the agency has arrested a group of militia members on charges of suspicion to plot to kidnap and hold her hostage. The men behind the foiled attempt had been monitoring Whitmer’s vacation home and building bombs, according to the FBI.

Following news of the attempted kidnapping, Trump had not denounced the men allegedly behind the attack but tore into the governor,

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