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Sidney Powell Played Herself With Bold Claim No One Should Believe Her

Navigating the Scylla and Charybdis of defamation and sanctions.
Tags: Law, Courts, Michigan, Sanctions, Legal Ethics, Sidney Powell, Dana Nessel, Election Law, Jocelyn Benson, Gretchen Whitmer, Heather S. Meingast


Sydney Powell's defense in the $1.3 billion Dominion lawsuit may be used against her in Michigan sanctions effort

Sidney Powell. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Michigan's attorney general said Powell made "stunning admissions" in the Dominion lawsuit. The state said those admissions should be further reason to sanction Powell. Powell and others are facing defamation lawsuits for claims made about 2020 election fraud. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sidney Powell's defense in the $1.3 billion Dominion Voting Syste...
Tags: Politics, News, Trends, Joe Biden, Wisconsin, Michigan, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Defamation, Forbes, Trump, Sidney Powell, Powell, Dominion, Dana Nessel, Nessel


A GOP chair called Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer a 'witch.' She says that's throwing 'gas on this fire.'

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pictured on October 16, 2020, in Southfield, Michigan. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer responded being called a witch by Michigan GOP Chairman Ron Weiser, calling the comments "dangerous" and saying people need to "bring down the heat.""It's just really a sad moment in America where people who are leading are treated with such disrespect in this dangerous moment where we've seen threats come to those of use in office and a plot ...
Tags: America, Trends, Gop, Michigan, State, Weiser, Dana Nessel, Jocelyn Benson, Gretchen Whitmer, Whitmer, Kelly McLaughlin, Ron Weiser, North Oakland Republic Club


Michigan AG responds to state GOP chair's 'witches' comment

Chairman Ron Weiser told GOP activists that the state's top three Democrats — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Attorney General Dana Nessel and Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson were "witches," urging voters to remove them from office. CNN's Jim Sciutto speaks to Nessel about the remarks.
Tags: News, Cnn, Gop, Stories, Michigan AG, Jim Sciutto, Dana Nessel, Nessel, Jocelyn Benson, Gretchen Whitmer, Ron Weiser


Michigan attorney general closes investigation into Larry Nassar's abuses

After a three-year investigation, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced that her office was "forced to close" its inquiry into Michigan State University's handling of former school doctor Larry Nassar after the school declined to waive attorney-client privilege for approximately 6,000 documents.
Tags: News, Stories, Michigan, Michigan State University, Dana Nessel, Larry Nassar


Michigan attorney general closes investigation into Larry Nassar's abuses after saying university was unhelpful

After a three-year investigation, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced that her office was "forced to close" its inquiry into Michigan State University's handling of former school doctor Larry Nassar after the school declined to waive attorney-client privilege for approximately 6,000 documents.
Tags: Cnn, Michigan, Michigan State University, Dana Nessel, Larry Nassar


MI Campus Gun Ban Recalls ‘Very Sound Policy’ of Years Gone By

This is a “very sound policy”? Helpless students huddle, hide and pray they’re not next during the massacre at Virginia Tech. (Copyright (c) 2007 William Chase Damiano/GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Campus community reacts to legal challenge to University’s campus firearm ban,” The Michigan Daily reported Sunday. “Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel filed an amicus brief on March 1 against Joshua Wade, an Ann Arbor resident who challenged the Univers...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Montana, Virginia, University, New York Times, Michigan, Resistance, University Of Virginia, University Of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Virginia Tech, Fitzgerald, David Codrea, Wiles, Dana Nessel


Michigan AG Charges Man Who Made Death Threats Against Biden, Pelosi And Whitmer

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel on Tuesday announced charges against a man for making death threats against President Biden, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D). [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Michigan, Nancy Pelosi, Michigan AG, Dana Nessel, Summer Concepcion, Gretchen Whitmer, Whitmer, Biden House, Biden Pelosi


A Michigan man was charged with making death threats to Biden, Pelosi, and Whitmer on a meme website

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Michigan resident Joshua Doctor was arrested Monday on charges related to death threats made online. Doctor threatened to kill Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi, and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, prosecutors say. The threats were allegedly posted on the meme website iFunny, which has a large far-right userbase, according to BuzzFeed News. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Michigan man was arrested Tuesday on charges related to...
Tags: Politics, Crime, News, Trends, Joe Biden, Fbi, House, Michigan, Nancy Pelosi, Michigan State Police, Dana Nessel, Holland Michigan, Jacob Shamsian, Scott Applewhite, Gretchen Whitmer, Whitmer


Nessel Declines GOP Request to Probe Nursing Home Deaths

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has declined Republicans’ request to investigate whether nursing home orders issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer led to COVID-19 deaths or if related data is inaccurate, citing a lack of evidence that any law was violated.
Tags: Michigan, Dana Nessel, Gretchen Whitmer


A police officer in Michigan has been charged after shooting a passenger in a fleeing vehicle, state AG says

A Lowell, Michigan, police officer was arraigned Tuesday on assault, misconduct and weapons charges after he fired at a fleeing vehicle last year, wounding a passenger in the head, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said.
Tags: Cnn, Michigan, AG, Dana Nessel, Lowell Michigan


Former gymnast who accused coach John Geddert of abuse says his suicide brings her no closure

Allen Berezovsky / Stringer / Getty Images A former gymnast who accused ex-Olympic coach John Geddert of abuse said his suicide does not bring closure. Geddert died by suicide on Thursday, shortly after being charged with 24 criminal charges. "There is no greater admission of guilt than John Geddert taking his own life," Sarah Klein said.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Former gymnast Sarah Klein, who accused ex-Olympic coach John Geddert of abuse, told NBC News...
Tags: Nbc News, Trends, Michigan, Associated Press, Michigan State, Klein, LANSING Michigan, Dana Nessel, Nassar, USA Gymnastics, Sarah Klein, John Geddert, Larry Nassar, Geddert, Dominic Madori Davis, Allen Berezovsky Stringer Getty


Ex-USA Gymnastics coach found dead

John Geddert, who coached the 2012 US Olympic women's gymnastics team, was found dead Thursday after being charged with 24 felonies in connection with the abuse of young gymnasts, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Thursday.
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Ex-USA Gymnastics coach found dead

John Geddert, who coached the 2012 US Olympic women's gymnastics team, was found dead Thursday after being charged with 24 felonies in connection with the abuse of young gymnasts, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Thursday.
Tags: News, Middle East, Michigan, Dana Nessel, USA Gymnastics, John Geddert


Ex-USA Gymnastics coach found dead after being charged with human trafficking and sex crimes

John Geddert, who coached the 2012 US Olympic women's gymnastics team, was found dead Thursday after being charged with 24 felonies in connection with the abuse of young gymnasts, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Thursday.
Tags: News, Stories, Michigan, Dana Nessel, USA Gymnastics, John Geddert


Ex-USA Gymnastics coach John Geddert found dead after being charged with human trafficking and sex crimes, officials say

John Geddert, who coached the 2012 US Olympic women's gymnastics team, was found dead Thursday after being charged with 24 felonies in connection with the abuse of young gymnasts, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Thursday.
Tags: Cnn, Michigan, Dana Nessel, USA Gymnastics, John Geddert


John Geddert, 2012 Olympic gymnastic coach, dies of suicide following abuse charges

John Geddert, the controversial head coach of the record-shattering 2012 U.S. Olympic women’s gymnastics team, died of suicide Thursday just hours after the Michigan Attorney general’s office filed two dozen charges against him, including one count of criminal sexual conduct, the Attorney General’s office confirmed. “My office has been notified that the body of John Geddert was found late this afternoon after taking his own life,” Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said in a statement. “This ...
Tags: News, Sports, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Olympics, Tokyo, Michigan, Chris Ramsey, Seiko Hashimoto, Dana Nessel, Nassar, John Geddert, Larry Nassar, USA Water Polo, Top Stories LADN


Former U.S. Olympics gymnastics coach with ties to Larry Nassar charged

John Geddert died from suicide hours after Attorney General Dana Nessel filed human trafficking, sexual assault and racketeering...
Tags: Dana Nessel, John Geddert, Larry Nassar


Aide to Embattled Shirkey Leaving for Job in Nessel's Office

A top aide to embattled Republican Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey is leaving to take a job in Democratic state Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office.
Tags: Senate, Dana Nessel, Nessel, Mike Shirkey


Hair salons, dentist offices, and assisted living facilities are passing the costs of PPE and cleaning supplies on to customers, report says

There have been 510 complaints across 29 states over coronavirus-related charges at dentist offices, senior living facilities, hair salons, and restaurants, the Post reported. skaman306/Getty. Images Businesses like hair salons, dentist offices, and care homes are charging customers "Covid-19" fees.  The fees — which range from $5 to over $1,000 — are meant to cover the cost of cleaning and PPE. Covid-19 is not an excuse to "impose unauthorized costs" on customers, Michigan AG Dana Nessel ...
Tags: Post, Science, Washington Post, Trends, New York Times, The Times, Retail, Michigan, Times, American Medical Association, Michigan AG, American Dental Association, Dana Nessel, Nessel, Coronavirus, Sarah Al Arshani


A lawyer who filed Sidney Powell's Michigan election lawsuit says he shouldn't be disbarred and was just 'holding the fort' for her

Sidney Powell, attorney for President Donald Trump, conducts a news conference at the Republican National Committee on lawsuits regarding the outcome of the 2020 presidential election on Thursday, November 19, 2020 Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Attorney Greg Rohl was instrumental in helping Sidney Powell file her Michigan election lawsuit. Michigan's governor and other elected officials are attempting to disbar Rohl as a result. Rohl said despite filing the case, he did n...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Texas, News, US, Trends, Michigan, Republican, Donald Trump, Republican National Committee, Trump, State, Kraken, Sidney Powell, Powell, Dana Nessel


Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer filed a bar complaint against Sidney Powell, asking that she be stripped of her law license

Pro-Trump conspiracy theorist lawyer Sidney Powell and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Getty Images; REUTERS/Tom Brenner Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer filed a bar complaint against Sidney Powell. She asked that the state bars in Texas and Michigan take away her law license. Powell unsuccessfully tried to throw out the state's votes cast in the 2020 presidential election. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer filed a bar complaint against el...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Trends, Joe Biden, Wisconsin, Michigan, Biden, Donald Trump, Detroit, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, State, Sidney Powell, Powell, Oval Office, Hugo Chavez


After Trump's election loss, Republicans across the US are racing to enact new voting restrictions

Lin Wilson waves a US flag to encourage people to vote, outside the CenturyLink Field Event Center in Seattle on November 3, 2020. Reuters/Lindsey Wasson In the wake of Biden's win, Republicans across the US are rolling out new voting restrictions. Republican leaders contend that the proposals are about maintaining voter integrity, though fraud is a rare occurrence. Here are some of the voting proposals that are being debated across the country. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more s...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Texas, Mississippi, Republicans, Senate, Milwaukee, Nbc News, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Democrats


Ford donated 15,000 custom face masks for those attending the inauguration following months of PPE efforts and early criticism from Trump

Ford Ford produced 15,000 face masks and donated them to attendees of the inauguration.  The masks bore the logos of the 59th inauguration and the JCCIC, which plans presidential inaugurations. Ford has produced PPE throughout the pandemic, including millions of ventilators, gowns, and face shields.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Ford autoworkers produced 15,000 face masks that were donated to attendees ahead of Wednesday's inauguration. The masks bear the logos of t...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, General Motors, Ford, Michigan, Donald Trump, Trump, Ford Motor Company, Dana Nessel, Peter Berg, Jim Farley, Ford Ford, Hatteras, Avery Hartmans, Face Masks, PPE


Michigan's solicitor general says the state may file more indictments against former Gov. Rick Snyder in the Flint water case

In this Jan. 23, 2018, file photo, former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder delivers his State of the State address at the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich. AP Photo/Al Goldis Former Michigan governor Rick Snyder was charged last week in connection with the Flint water crisis during his tenure. Current Michigan Solicitor General Fadwa Hammoud told Insider that the investigation is ongoing, and the state may bring more indictments against him. She also said she hoped that the case shows how everyone ...
Tags: Politics, News, Trends, Ap, Michigan, Lyon, Flint, Rick Snyder, Flint Water Crisis, Capitol, Snyder, Bill Schuette, LANSING Mich, Dana Nessel, Hammoud, Jacob Shamsian


Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has been criminally charged with willful neglect in connection with the Flint water crisis, report says

The top of a water tower is seen at the Flint Water Plant in Flint, Michigan January 13, 2016, where residents coping with the city's crisis over lead-contaminated drinking water. Rebecca Cook/Reuters Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has been criminally charged with willful neglect of duty in connection with the Flint water crisis, the Associated Press reported Wednesday.  Former Michigan health director Nick Lyons is another official also expected to face charges.  The Flint water cri...
Tags: Politics, Science, Trends, Ap, New York Times, Michigan, Associated Press, Npr, Lyon, Reuters, Flint Michigan, Flint, Rick Snyder, Flint Water Crisis, Flint River, Snyder


Michigan plans to charge ex-Governor in Flint water probe

By Ed White and David Eggert | Associated Press DETROIT — Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, his health director and other ex-officials have been told they’re being charged after a new investigation of the Flint water scandal, which devastated the majority Black city with lead-contaminated water and was blamed for a deadly outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in 2014-15, The Associated Press has learned. Two people with knowledge of the planned prosecution told the AP on Tuesday that the attorney ge...
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Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and other top officials will soon be criminally charged in connection with the Flint water crisis, report says

The top of a water tower is seen at the Flint Water Plant in Flint, Michigan January 13, 2016, where residents coping with the city's crisis over lead-contaminated drinking water. Rebecca Cook/Reuters Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and other former top officials are expected to face criminal charges in connection with the Flint water crisis, the Associated Press reported Tuesday.  Former Michigan health director Nick Lyons is another official also expected to face charges.  The Flint...
Tags: Politics, Science, Trends, Ap, Michigan, Associated Press, Lyon, Reuters, Flint Michigan, Flint, Rick Snyder, Flint Water Crisis, Flint River, Snyder, Rebecca Cook, Flint Water Plant


Michigan attorney general says the state capitol is 'not safe' after bomb threat and armed protests

Protesters carry rifles near the steps of the Michigan State Capitol building in Lansing, Michigan on April 15, 2020. Paul Sancya/AP Photo Just one week after the attempted coup at the US Capitol, Michigan's attorney general announced on Twitter that the state capitol building is unsafe. A bomb threat was reported to Michigan's capitol building one day after the Capitol siege in Washington, DC, but ultimately no bomb was ever found. On Monday, the Michigan Capitol Commission banned the ope...
Tags: Senate, Trends, Fbi, Washington Dc, House, Michigan, Abc News, Trump, Capitol, Michigan State Police, CPL, LANSING Michigan, US Capitol, Dana Nessel, Paul Sancya, Michigan Capitol


Talk Heats Up Of Sanctioning Trump Allies For Their Election Reversal Legal Shenanigans

The city of Detroit told the federal judge on Tuesday that sanctions are warranted in a case seeking to disturb Michigan’s election results. The case was brought by allies of President Trump. Detroit wants the challengers – three local GOP officials and three Trump electors — to pay back to the defendants the costs and fees incurred in the litigation. Detroit said on Tuesday that, in a coming filing, the city will lay “out many of the intentional misrepresentations made by Plaintiffs in their ...
Tags: News, Russia, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, Arizona, Hobbs, Michigan, Republican Party, Detroit, Wood, Delaware, Trump, Tierney Sneed, State, Sidney Powell