MICHIGAN Gov Gretchen Whitmer slammed Trump fans chanting “lock her up,” saying it puts her family “in danger” – days after a kidnapping plot against her was revealed.

Speaking at his rally in Muskegon, Michigan this afternoon, Trump said “hopefully you will be sending [Whitmer] packing soon” after the kidnapping plot against her.

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Trump encouraged the crowd as they chanted ‘lock her up,’ saying ‘lock ’em all up!’Credit: Reuters
Whitmer was targeted by at least six men linked to the boogaloo boys

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Whitmer was targeted by at least six men linked to the boogaloo boysCredit: AFP or licensors
Whitmer condemned the 'lock her up' statements on Twitter, saying her family was 'in danger'

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Whitmer condemned the ‘lock her up’ statements on Twitter, saying her family was ‘in danger’ Credit: Twitter

But the governor of Michigan clapped back on Twitter after she was targeted by at least six men with ties to the Boogaloo Boys movement.”

“This is exactly the rhetoric that has put me, my family, and other government officials’ lives in danger while we try to save the lives of our fellow Americans,” she raged on Saturday.

“It needs to stop,” Whitmer added hours after The Boogaloo Boys held a “Unity Rally” at the Capitol Building in Lansing

This was reportedly an attempt to distance themselves from the Wolverine Watchmen, a local armed group, involved in the plot.

Trump addressed his supporters in Muskegon, Michigan

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Trump addressed his supporters in Muskegon, Michigan Credit: AFP or licensors
Eric Molitor, Shawn Fix, Michael Null and William Null were arrested and charged with terrorist act charges in connection with a plot to kidnap Whitmer

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Eric Molitor, Shawn Fix, Michael Null and William Null were arrested and charged with terrorist act charges in connection with a plot to kidnap WhitmerCredit: EPA
Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico were charged with threat of terrorism, gang membership, and providing material support for terrorist act 

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Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico were charged with threat of terrorism, gang membership, and providing material support for terrorist act Credit: EPA

Trump has often attacked Whitmer over their differences in handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

Angry protests erupted earlier this year as residents thought the governor was too heavy-handed in restrictions to battle the pandemic.

“The Governor of Michigan should give a little and put out the fire,” Trump tweeted in May. “These are very good people, but they are angry. They want their lives back again, safely! See them, talk to them, make a deal,”

Chilling pictures from a protest inside the Michigan State Capitol building on April 30 show two of the suspects heavily armed while standing in the gallery above the senate.

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office has reportedly confirmed that suspects William and Michael Null – identical twin brothers – appear in the photos with two other men.

Kaleb James Franks,Daniel Joseph Harris, Brandon Caserta, Adam Dean Fox,and Ty Gerard Garbin were arrested and charged with conspiring to kidnap Whitmer

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Kaleb James Franks,Daniel Joseph Harris, Brandon Caserta, Adam Dean Fox,and Ty Gerard Garbin were arrested and charged with conspiring to kidnap WhitmerCredit: EPA
Members of the group who plotted to kidnap Whitmer were pictured at an armed protest in April at the Michigan State Capitol

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Members of the group who plotted to kidnap Whitmer were pictured at an armed protest in April at the Michigan State CapitolCredit: Reuters

These Wolverine Watchmen – affiliated with the loosely organized far-right Boogaloo movement – had started formulating the plan to kidnap Whitmer and start a civil war in June, the FBI said.

Thirteen men were arrested in connection to the sinister plot, seven of whom were part of Watchmen – and two of them are former Marines, the Corps said.

Joseph Morrison, 26, continued to serve in the Marine reserves until last week, CNN reported, while Daniel Harris, 23, served from June 2015 to June 2019 and achieved the rank of corporal.

The terrorist group allegedly formulated their plan in the basement of a vacuum repair shop called the Vac Shack.

They began plotting after one of the suspects, Adam Fox, was thrown out of his apartment by his girlfriend, according to CNN.

Members of a militia group, including Michael John Null and Willam Grant Null, pictured on the right, protested at the state capital in April

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Members of a militia group, including Michael John Null and Willam Grant Null, pictured on the right, protested at the state capital in AprilCredit: Reuters
A plot to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer was foiled

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A plot to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer was foiledCredit: The Mega Agency

Fox, and a Delaware man named Barry Croft, had allegedly scheduled the clandestine basement meeting with 13 other men.

They reportedly felt that Michigan and other states were violating the US Constitution with closures of gyms and bars and other businesses, the outlet reported.

The group allegedly reached out to the Wolverine Watchmen for additional manpower to carry out their plans to kill “tyrants.”

With the help of an informant member of the Watchmen and undercover operatives, the FBI monitored the group as it trained and planned in a rural village called Munith, about 100 miles southeast of Grand Rapids.

The Michigan governor warned that 'dangerous' people may still be trying to target her

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The Michigan governor warned that ‘dangerous’ people may still be trying to target herCredit: Site Intel Group
The Boogaloo Boys hold a rally at the Capitol on October 17

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The Boogaloo Boys hold a rally at the Capitol on October 17Credit: Getty Images – Getty
The group tried to distance themselves from the Wolverine Watchmen who plotted to kidnap Whitmer

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The group tried to distance themselves from the Wolverine Watchmen who plotted to kidnap WhitmerCredit: Getty Images – Getty

But after the plot was foiled, a Michigan sheriff claimed that people involved may have been acting legally by planning to make a citizen’s arrest.

Barry County Sheriff Dar Leaf – who appeared on stage at an anti-lockdown rally in May with William Null – said “a lot of people are angry with the governor.”

Under state law private citizens are allowed to make an arrest if they witness a felony, or if a felony has been committed.

“They want her arrested. So are they trying to arrest or was it a kidnap attempt?

Whitmer took issue with Trump's statements

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Whitmer took issue with Trump’s statements Credit: Reuters
Trump said he didn't tolerate 'ANY extreme violence'

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Trump said he didn’t tolerate ‘ANY extreme violence’Credit: Twitter/ @realdonaldtrump

“Because you can still in Michigan if it’s a felony, make a felony arrest.”

Whitmer has since warned that there may be “dangerous people” watching her since the plot first emerged.

She spoke to ABC’s Good Morning America on October 9 – the day after officials said that a Wolverine Watchmen plot to abduct her was stopped.

“There is ongoing rhetoric,” Whitmer told host George Stephanopoulos.

“Even the president last night in his tweet storm won’t stop attacking me,” she continued.

“I think that it’s creating a very dangerous situation – not just for me but for people in leadership roles who are trying to save lives all across this country.”

Whitmer was referring to a series of Trump’s tweets, which slammed her for doing “a terrible job” but emphasized that he “[doesn’t] tolerate ANY extreme violence.”

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel also warned the plot may only be the 'tip of the iceberg'

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Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel also warned the plot may only be the ‘tip of the iceberg’Credit: Getty Images – Getty
A window is seen broken out of a home that was raided by the FBI in part of the kidnapping plot

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A window is seen broken out of a home that was raided by the FBI in part of the kidnapping plotCredit: AFP or licensors
Adam Dean Fox, one of the men arrested in the plot

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Adam Dean Fox, one of the men arrested in the plotCredit: AP:Associated Press
Eric Molitor also faces charges in the foiled plan

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Eric Molitor also faces charges in the foiled planCredit: AP:Associated Press
A Boogaloo Boy hold up at Placard during the Lansing rally on Friday

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A Boogaloo Boy hold up at Placard during the Lansing rally on Friday Credit: Getty Images – Getty
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