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Governor Gretchen Whitmer joins Jen Psaki to discuss gun reform and abortion rights in the state of Michigan, and her political future.

  While other states are engaged in the business of bigotry, we're protecting fundamental rights.  As Michigan's governor, Gretchen Whitmer ’ll always defend the rights of women and the LGBTQ+ community.  If you seek a pleasant peninsula (or two) where your rights are protected, look no further! The sister of Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, D-Mich., is reportedly considering a congressional run in New York, as Democrats set their sights on flipping back a once-blue seat in the state. Liz Whitmer Gereghty, sister of the Democratic Governor, currently resides in Westchester County, New York, and is reportedly considering launching her campaign in April. Two anonymous individuals close to the rumored candidate told Politico that Democrats are recruiting Gereghty to run for New York's 17th Congressional District, a house seat flipped red by Rep. Mike Lawler, R-N-Y., in the 2022 midterms. These are my siblings - brother Richard with whom I’ve traversed thousands of miles and

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer tells CNN's Jake Tapper why she still uses TikTok despite some states banning usage on government devices.

  Gov.   Gretchen Whitmer, D-Mich.,   was pressed on why she's still active on TikTok despite national security risks and claimed that the way she uses it is "secure." CNN's Jake Tapper noted Whitmer was "active on TikTok" and said that he understands because it's "fun." Tapper explained that he deleted the app from his phone because of the many people who warned him about the Chinese government having access to his information.  He asked the Michigan governor if it was appropriate for her to use and post to the Chinese-owned app.  "We have it on one device that has no access to anything else," she said. "Because so many people get their information that way. Whether we like it or not, that is a tool for disseminating important information and that’s how we use it, but we’re always evaluating, because we want to make sure that we are protecting data in Michigan. And that’s why we’re always evaluating, but at this point, the way

CNN to Gretchen Whitmer: "You've been asked a lot...about a 2024 run...What is the argument for you not running for President?

  On the heels of   her midterm victory , CNN was already pushing for Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer to run for president in 2024. The Democrat, who won re-election by a double-digit margin in the blue state, stopped by CNN Thursday morning to talk about her priorities in her next term. Michigan was one of four states where Democrats gained control of both legislative chambers and the governorship. Whitmer expressed hope for more gun control and pro-choice legislation coming through Congress.  Afterwards, CNN host Kaitlan Collins urged the Democrat to run in 2024. "On another note, you’ve been asked a lot in almost basically every interview you’ve done recently about a 2024 run and running for president. You said you’re not interested in it," the journalist began. "I guess my question is if you’re a supporter of yours, and you’re someone who doesn’t live in Michigan, but is national and wants to see you run, what is the argument for you not running for president?&