Every day in Lansing brings new controversy surrounding Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s handling of the ongoing COVID-19 public health challenge. The last two weeks in particular have witnessed the Governor plummet to new depths of partisanship and genuinely outrageous assaults on patients’ liberty and privacy.
"Michigan Democratic governor Gretchen Whitmer denied responsibility after her administration awarded a coronavirus-related contract to a prominent Democratic consulting firm, blaming the decision on the state's health department."
"Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration acknowledged Tuesday that normal protocols were bypassed when a no-bid contract for coronavirus contact tracing was awarded by the state to Great Lakes Community Engagement, which is operated by a well-known Democratic consultant Michael Kolehouse -- who has previously written that President Trump should "get Coronavirus ASAP" and that someone should "do the country a favor and cough on that man," Facebook posts reviewed by Fox News show."
"Democratic Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer cancelled a contract with a consultant's firm after Republicans raised concerns over the company's connection with Democratic candidates."Whitmer had originally hired Every Action VAN, a voter-contact software platform, to help compile data for a contact tracing project. Contact tracing is a way to identify people who were potentially exposed to individuals who have tested positive for coronavirus. Once identified, these people can be isolated and monitored, ideally stopping further infections."