2 men found guilty in plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
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Two men were convicted on Tuesday of plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D).

The U.S. government said the men, 39-year-old Adam Fox and 46-year-old Barry Croft Jr., were members of the Three Percenters militia group, and wanted to abduct Whitmer from her vacation home and put her "on trial." Additionally, the men were found guilty of conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction, and Croft was convicted of possession of an explosive device.

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