Zorn denounces and condemns shocking plot against the governor and state government

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Dale Zorn, R-Ida, issued the following statement Thursday after the FBI announced it thwarted a plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and overthrow the Michigan state government:

“The planned attack against our governor and our state is absolutely disgusting and appalling. There is no room for violence in our free society, and I denounce and condemn the groups responsible for this shocking plot.

“I also want to applaud and thank the FBI and state police for their great work to stop this act of terror and bring the terrorists to justice.

“My thoughts are with the governor and her family, and I pray for their continued safety.”