Gretchen Whitmer is a politician serving as the 49th governor of Michigan.
This is an encore episode of The View. The co-hosts will return Monday, June 8th LIVE for an all-new episode. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addresses the state’s coronavirus response, reacts to armed protestors, and if she’d consider being Joe Biden’s running mate. In Hot Topics, the co-hosts react to Sen. Rand Paul challenging Dr. Anthony Fauci in a Senate hearing Tuesday and more.
She ordered Michigan to stay on lockdown through mid-May. He thinks the measures are too extreme. Today, we speak to them both. Guests: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan and Phil Campbell, a vice president of a pest control company whose revenues have been halved during lockdown. For more information on today’s episode, visit Background reading: Two weeks ago, President Trump announced that governors would be on their own to decide when to ease lockdown restrictions. The day after his announcement, he called for Michigan’s liberation on Twitter. Raucous protests ensued.After becoming a prominent foil of the president, Ms. Whitmer is now being considered as a potential vice-presidential pick in the election.
Gretchen Whitmer is the 49th governor of Michigan. She joins David to talk about leading her state during the COVID-19 pandemic and her assessment of the federal response, as well as her journey in public service and her response to speculation she could become Joe Biden’s running mate.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer joins former Vice President Joe Biden for a discussion on what her administration is doing to combat COVID-19, how she’s responding to President Trump’s personal attacks, and the importance of reaching across the aisle to get things done.Episode Guide:1:05 Governor Whitmer joins the Program1:13 Covid-19 Response in Michigan7:40 Responding to Trump's Attacks9:32 Reaching Across the Aisle14:06 Question #115:44 Question #217:03 Question #3Note: This episode was recorded on 4/3/2020
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Aug 23rd, 1971
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