Whitmer gives update on flooding in central Michigan


EXPLAIN ALL RIGHT ALL RIGHT WELL THANK YOU UM APPRECIATE EVERYONE. LET’S GO LIVE TO MIDLAND COUNTY GOVERNOR WHITMAN WAS GIVING AN UPDATE ON. THE FLOODING IN MIDLAND ANOTHER PACKS NEWSDAY BECAUSE OBVIOUSLY WE’VE GOT HISTORIC FLOODING HERE I JUST FINISHED AN AERIAL TOUR OF THE IMPACTED AREA AND WHAT I CAN TELL YOU IS WHAT YOU ALREADY KNOW YOU’VE SEEN FROM THE PICTURES IT’S DEVASTATING WAY KNOW THAT THIS WATER IS INCREDIBLY DAMAGING. IT HAS I MEANT THE EVACUATION OF THOUSANDS AND I CAN TELL YOU EVEN IN THE HARDEST HIT SPOTS THERE ARE SOURCES OF INSPIRATION HERE IN THIS BUILDING IS YOU TALK TO THE INCREDIBLE VOLUNTEERS AND PEOPLE OF MIDDLE AND COMMUNITY SO EXPERTS ARE DESCRIBING THIS A FIVE HUNDRED YEAR EVENT. THEY HAVE A MAJOR IMPACT ON THE COMMUNITY AND ON OUR STATE FOR THE TIME TO COME AND. THAT’S WHY WE’RE GOING TO BE VERY AGGRESSIVE ABOUT GETTING HELP FROM OUR FEDERAL PARTNERS. I’VE BEEN SPEAKING WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ON. THEY KNOW THAT WILL BE FORMALLY ASKING FEMA FOR SUPPORT AND I’LL HAVE MORE TO SHARE ON THAT SOON. SO I WANT TO REITERATE AND I FEEL LIKE I’VE SAID THIS A LOT OVER THE LAST TEN WEEKS. BUT THIS IS AN EVENT UNLIKE ANYTHING WE’VE SEEN BEFORE WE’VE GOT TO CONTINUE TO ALL WORK TOGETHER TO OBSERVE BEST PRACTICE DO OUR PART TO HELP ONE ANOTHER AND TO WEAR OUR MASKS AND CONTINUE TO TRY TO SOCIAL DISTANCE IN THIS MOMENT AND A LOT OF YOUR STANDING TO CLOSE TO ONE ANOTHER. I’M JUST OBSERVE THAT ASK THAT YOU REMEMBER WE’RE STILL IN THE MIDST OF COVERT NINETEEN WE SAW OVER IN NINETEEN AND SEVENTY NINE OUT OF EIGHTY THREE COUNTIES SO WE’VE GOT TO CONTINUE TO TAKE THIS SERIOUSLY LIKE THESE YOUNG PEOPLE WITH THEIR MASKS ON GOOD JOB YOU GUYS OUR FIRST RESPONDERS AND LOCAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE OFFICIALS AND MEMBERS OF THE MICHIGAN NATIONAL GUARD IN THE MICHIGAN STATE POLICE HAVE BEEN WORKING THROUGH THE NIGHT TO HELP PEOPLE GET TO SHELTER. BUT IF SHE HAS TO TALK WITH A FEW PEOPLE DOWNSTAIRS WHO ARE SHELTERING HERE UM I WANT TO THANK THE CITY MANAGER THE POLICE CHIEF LOCAL EEL EE O C AND OF COURSE LIEUTENANT FROM THE STATE POLICE WHO IS HERE WITH ME WHO’S OVERSEEN A LOT OF OUR STATE EMERGENCY OPERATION CENTER. I WANT TO THANK. ALL OF THESE PEOPLE FOR THEIR HARD WORK AND THE INCREDIBLE VOLUNTEERS WHO HAVE BROUGHT FOOD AND SUPPLIES TO HELP THEIR FELLOW RESIDENTS. SO THE MIDLAND RESIDENTS LOOKING FOR SHELTER YOU CONFINED AT MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL LOOK CREEK HIGH SCHOOL AND WEST MISSION WEST MIDLAND FAMILY CENTER. IF YOU’RE LOOKING FOR INFORMATION. DO NOT. CALL NINE ONE ONE UNLESS THAT IS YOU’RE ONLY ACTION IS TRULY AN EMERGENCY MOST UP TO DATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT MIDLAND NINE ONE ONE DOT OR GO ONLINE OR YOU CAN GO TO THEIR FACEBOOK PAGE FACEBOOK DOT. COM SLASH MIDLAND COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT TO GET THE MOST UP TODAY INFORMATION WHERE YOU CAN GET HELP AND WHAT THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS ARE. WE’RE ANTICIPATING THE HEIGHT BEING AROUND EIGHT O’CLOCK TONIGHT AND SO WE DO KNOW THAT THE WATER IS CONTINUING TO RISE ALBEIT AT A SLOWER PACE BUT THAT’S WHY WE’VE GOT TO CONTINUE TO TAKE THIS SERIOUSLY. IF YOU ARE IN AN IMPACTED AREA AND HAVE NOT DONE SO YET PLEASE GET SOMEWHERE SAFE FOLLOW THE DIRECTION OF OUR PUBLIC. HEALTH OFFICIALS ON THE GROUND I’M GOING TO CONTINUE WORKING WITH GENERAL PAUL ROGERS OF THE NATIONAL GUARD CURL JOE GASPAR WITH THE MICHIGAN STATE POLICE THE D N R AND THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY GREAT LAKES AND THE ENVIRONMENT TO ENSURE THAT WE CAN KEEP MIDDLE AND COUNTY FAMILIES SAFE. THANK JEN BOYER WHO IS OVERSEEING THE LOCAL EMERGENCY OPERATION CENTER. THEY’VE GOT A MAN INCREDIBLE OPERATION THAT HAS COME TOGETHER. I’VE BEEN IN TOUCH WITH LOCAL LEADERS IN MIDLAND AND WE’LL STAY IN CLOSE. CONTACT WITH THEM AS THE SITUATION DEVELOPS I WANT TO CONTINUE TO REMIND PEOPLE OF HERE IN IMPACTED AREA PLEASE EVACUATE THIS’S GOING TO BE HARD BUT WE’RE ANTICIPATING SEVERAL FEET OF WATER ACROSS THIS AREA SO. WHILE WE’RE IN THE MIDST OF A GLOBAL PANDEMIC IT’S REALLY IMPORTANT THAT TO THE BEST OF OUR ABILITY WAY OBSERVE THE BEST PRACTICES TO KEEP OURSELVES AND OUR FAMILY SAFE GOING TO GET THROUGH THIS IT IS A TOUGH TIME TO BE SURE BUT WE ARE GOING TO GET THROUGH. WE KNOW THAT TOUGH TIMES. DON’T LAST BUT TOUGH PEOPLE DIO WAY HAVE SEEN A COMMUNITY COME TOGETHER AND WE’RE GOING TO CONTINUE TO DO THAT UNTIL WE GET THROUGH THIS CRISIS STAY INFORMED AND STAY SAFE WHAT. THAT I’M HAPPY TO OPEN IT UP FOR A FEW QUESTIONS YOUR REACTION TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ISSUE THEY FELT LIKE IT WAS MUCH OVERSIGHT SO WELL I WILL SAY THIS THAT REGARDING THE DAMS THE STATE OF MICHIGAN IS REVIEWING EVERY POTENTIAL LEGAL RECOURSE THAT WE HAVE BECAUSE THIS INCREDIBLE DAMAGE REQUIRES THAT WE HOLD PEOPLE RESPOND AND WE ARE PURSUING AND GOING TO PURSUE EVERY LINE OF LEGAL RECOURSE THAT WE CAN BETTER FOUR MORNINGS IN PUBLIC WITH A ISSUE. WELL I THINK WE’RE ALL TRYING TO UNDERSTAND ALL OF THE DIFFERENT PROCEEDINGS THAT HAD TAKEN PLACE UP INTO THIS POINT. THE INITIAL READOUT IS THAT THIS WAS A KNOWN PROBLEM FOR A WHILE AND. THAT’S WHY IT’S IMPORTANT THAT WE DO OUR DUE DILIGENCE AND. THEN WE TAKE OUR ACTION THAT’S MARRIAGE AT THIS JUNCTURE THERE BEEN NO REPORTS OF CASUALTIES WHICH IS A PRETTY AMAZING THING AND IT SPEAKS TO HOW SERIOUSLY THE PEOPLE OF THIS COMMUNITY TOOK THIS HOW MANY TIMES FLOODING HAS BEEN AN ISSUE AND PEOPLE KNOW WHAT TO DO IT. ALSO SPEAKS TO THE LOCAL EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTRE AND THE LOCAL LEADERSHIP AND. WE ARE WORKING ARM AND ARM TO MAKE SURE THAT WE CONTINUE TO KEEP PEOPLE SAFE. THAT CHANGES. WE’LL SHARE THAT INFORMATION AS IT BECOMES AVAILABLE BUT AT THIS JUNCTURE WE’RE VERY PLEASED. TO SEE A. TEN THOUSAND PERSON EVACUATION THAT HAS I THINK GONE A CZ WELLA SOMETHING LIKE THIS CAN GO AND SO IS A TRIBUTE TO THE LOCAL LEADERSHIP WAY WANT TO ACKNOWLEDGE THAT AND ALL THE PEOPLE OF GREAT COMMUNITY DOING THEIR PART. THE PRESIDENT IS GREAT. GIVE US A SENSE OF YOUR YOU’RE THINKING ABOUT HIS HOSTILITY VOTING THE IDEA THAT HE WOULD TAKE MONEY GIVEN TO THE STATE FOR THE WAIT I’LL JUST SAY THIS YOU KNOW FOR TEN WEEKS WE HAVE BEEN IN THE MIDST OF BATTLE IN COVERT NINETEEN PEOPLE OF THIS GREAT STATE HAVE DONE THEIR PART AND WE HAVE SEEN OUR NUMBERS FLAT. WE’RE NOT OUT OF THE WOODS YET. BUT IT’S TAKEN A LOT OF SACRIFICE AND THAT HAS NOT. BEEN EASY ON TOP OF THIS HUNDRED YEAR EVENT WAY HAVE A FIVE HUNDRED YEAR EVENT IN A FLOOD THAT HIS DATED A LOT OF FAMILIES. A LOT OF COMMUNITY YOU KNOW A LOT OF PARTS OF THIS COMMUNITY TO SEE TWITTER THIS MORNING AND TO SEE RHETORIC LIKE THAT DISHEARTENING BECAUSE I THINK IT. FIRST SHOWS YOU THAT THERE MAYBE WAS A LACK OF UNDERSTANDING OF WHAT THE SECRETARY OF STATE WAS DOING SHE SAID WE’RE GOING TO MAIL APPLICATIONS NOT MAIL BALLOTS AT MAIL APPLICATION ANDI I WOULD. APPRECIATE ANY FEDERAL PARTNERSHIP THAT WANTS TO STAY FOCUS ON SOLVING PROBLEMS AND AND NOT GETTING INTO POLITICS WAIT TAKE POLITICS OUT OF THIS CRISIS MOMENT AND REMEMBER WE’RE ALL AMERICANS. WE’RE ALL FIGHTING FOR OUR LIVES HERE AND FOR OUR ECONOMY AND WE ALL GOT TO GET THIS RIGHT AND REMEMBER THAT ONE ANOTHER IS NOT THE ENEMY THE ENEMY IS A VIRUS AND IN THIS CASE THE ENEMY IS ALSO A FOOL AND WE’VE ALL GOTTA PITCH IN AND GET THIS RIGHT ON BEHALF OF THE PEOPLE THAT WERE FORTUNATE ENOUGH TO REPRESENT STANDING RIGHT HERE IN AMEN. CONGRESSMAN CONGRESSMAN BOLIN ARE A GREAT ADVOCATE FOR THIS COMMUNITY RIGHT OTHER QUESTIONS THERE YOU KNOW CAMPY SORRY AND THEN I’LL COME TO YOU. THIS. I’M GONNA LET THE LIEUTENANT ANSWER THERE YOU PREPARED TO ATTACK WITH THE SAME FOR HIM. SOMEONE FROM THE LOCAL WAY GETTING UPDATE ON THE SAME FOR DAMN OKAY FOR CITY MANAGER THANK YOU THANK. YOU GOVERNOR SANFORD DAMMIT THIS POINT TIME IS OVERFLOWING THE MAJORITY OF IT PROBABLY SIXTY DAY EIGHTY PERCENT OF THAT IS ACTUALLY BEEN OVERTOPPED. IT’S NOT ENTIRELY CLEAR WITH STRUCTURE IS BELOW THE WATER SURFACE THE MICHIGAN STATE POLICE HAVE BEEN HELPING US. THEY HAVE A HELICOPTER THAT IS OUT THAT IS CONSTANTLY FILMING THE RIVER AS WELL AS ALL OF THE DAMS AND THE STRUCTURES ALONG. IT CONTINUES TO SHOW A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT. OF OVERFLOW OVER THAT DAMN COMING DOWN THE RIVER TOWARDS HERE TOWARDS THE CITY HERE WAY DON’T KNOW QUITE FRANKLY WHETHER THE ENTIRE STRUCTURE IS GONE OR ONLY PORTIONS OF GOD BELIEVE THAT WATER FLOW THIS POINT BUT IT IS AND WILL CONTINUE TO RELEASE A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT. OF WATER FROM THE FROM THE LAKE BEHIND IT COULD GET MUCH WORSE. STRUCTURE DOES WANT TO TAKE OVER YOUR CONFERENCE HERE COME COULD IT GET WORSE? YES. IF THE ENTIRE STRUCTURE WHERE TO GO AND THE WATER WERE TO COME IN A VERY SIGNIFICANT SERIOUSLY MEDIA THE IMPACT THERE WOULD BE A MUCH HIGHER SURGE THAT WOULD COME DOWN THE RIVER AND THAT COULD RAISE THE LEVEL MUCH MORE QUICKLY THAN WHAT WE’RE SEEING RIGHT AT THE MOMENT SO IT IS A DANGER YES GET OUT OF DANGER. I’VE BEEN IN REGULAR COMMUNICATION WITH LEADERSHIP AT TAO I KNOW THAT THEY’VE GOT EXTENSIVE BLOOD PLANS THAT THEY STARTED EXECUTING IN TERMS OF SHUTTING DOWN THE PLANT EARLY YESTERDAY ON I KNOW THAT AT THIS JUNCTURE THEY BELIEVE THAT ALL OF THESE PRECAUTIONS HAVE PAID OFF. BUT OF COURSE WE’RE STILL WATCHING BECAUSE THIS WATER IS GOING TO CONTINUE TO RISE UNTIL ABOUT EIGHT O’CLOCK TONIGHT. IS WHAT EXPERTS ON THE GROUND ARE PREDICTING AND SO SHOULD THAT CHANGE WILL MAKE SURE TO SHARE INFORMATION AS QUICKLY AS IT’S AVAILABLE BUT AT THIS JUNCTURE THE PLAN IS WORKING AND THAT THEY’VE BEEN ABLETO SAVE ANY REALLY DAMAGE FROM HAPPENING.. I’VE BEEN IN REGULAR COMMUNICATION WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND I WILL CONTINUE TO DO SO MY HOPE IS THAT THE ORDINARY RED TAPE AND THINGS THAT NEED TO BE DONE IN A SITUATION LIKE THIS PERHAPS WE CAN CUT THROUGH IT BECAUSE OF COVERT NINETEEN HAS GOT SO MANY FEMA NEEDS AND SO PERHAPS WE CAN MOVE THIS THROUGH A LITTLE QUICKER. THAT’S GONNA BE MY PITCH TO FEMALE. WHEN I TALKED TO THEM THIS AFTERNOON AFTER SURVEYING THE DAMAGE AND BEING ABLE TO GIVE A FIRSTHAND ACCOUNT OF WHAT’S HAPPENING IT’S MY HOPE THAT YOU’LL BE ABLE TO MOVE QUICKLY. AND STOP FROM THE RED TAPE. I KNOW THAT THE PRESIDENT IS SCHEDULED TO COME TO MICHIGAN TOMORROW. IT IS MY INTENTION THAT WE WILL BE ABLE TO GIVE THEM A FULL BRIEFING BEFORE THEY COME INTO THE STATE SO THAT THEY KNOW PRECISELY WHAT WE’RE CONFRONTING WELL THANK YOU. I’M CURIOUS WHAT WAS YOUR PERSONAL REACTION? WHEN YOU FOUND OUT THAT THIS IS HAPPENING AS WELL. AS COLD A NIGHT. IT WAS A CRUEL JOKE. FIRST I THINK LIKE EVERYONE RIGHT IT’S HARD TO BELIEVE THAT WE’RE IN THE MIDST. OF ONE ONE HUNDRED YEAR CRISIS A GLOBAL PANDEMIC ON THAT WORD ALSO DEALING FLOODING EVENT THAT LOOKS TO BE THE WORST IN FIVE HUNDRED YEARS BUT YOU KNOW WHAT? HERE’S WHAT I KNOW WHEN WHEN WHEN THE CHIPS WERE DOWN THE PEOPLE OF MICHIGAN ARE ABLE TO RISE UP WE ARE TOUGH WE’RE SMART WE CARE ABOUT EACH OTHER. AND SO LONG AS THAT GUIDES OUR ACTIONS WERE GOING TO GET THROUGH THIS AND WE’RE GONNA GET THROUGH IT. TOGETHER OPERATION ARE YOU GETTING THINK MORE FORMS EVERY OPENING IN PART SO. I LET ME START WITH THIS I UNDERSTAND THAT PEOPLE ARE FRUSTRATED ALL RIGHT. I GET IT. I’M FRUSTRATED TOO. A LOT OF US HAVE MADE SACRIFICES EVERY ONE OF US. HAS MADE A SACRIFICE TO SOME EXTENT SOME HAVE MADE INCREDIBLE SACRIFICES. MANY ARE MOURNING THE LOSS OF LOVED ONES. MANY WARRANT MOURNING THE LOSS OF A JOB MANY ARE MOURNING THE LOSS OF A BUSINESS THAT MIGHT NOT OPEN OR SURVIVED. AND YET WE KNOW THAT THE BEST THING WE CAN DO. IS CONTINUE TO. LISTEN TO THE EPIDEMIOLOGISTS AND THE PUBLIC HEALTH EXPERTS AND MAKE DECISIONS BASED ON SCIENCE. WE’VE MADE GREAT PROGRESS IN THE STATE. THE FACT THAT WE’VE GOT SOME PEOPLE THAT ARE FRUSTRATED ARE DEMONSTRATING. YOU KNOW THAT’S THAT’S HAPPENS IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA IN THE MIDST OF THE GLOBAL PANDEMIC. WHAT I AM IS THAT PEOPLE DO SO IN A WAY THAT DOES NOT EXPOSE THEMSELVES OR OTHERS TO A PROLONGED PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS AND SO IF PEOPLE PROTEST THAT THEY WERE MASKED I ASK THAT THEY OBSERVED THE SIX FEET APART AND IF THEY DON’T WEIGH WILL HAVE TO TAKE SOME ACTION HERE I AM HOPEFUL THAT PEOPLE WILL CONTINUE TO STAY HOME UNLESS IT’S NECESSARY TO BE OUT SO THAT WE CAN CONTINUE TO TURN THAT DIAL AND RE ENGAGE SECTORS OF OUR ECONOMY. BUT. THE MORE PEOPLE MOVING ABOUT AND FLOUTING THE LAW THE HARDER IT’S GOING TO BE TO TURN THE DIAL ON TAKE THE NEXT STEP AND THAT’S WHY I’M CALLING ON EVERYONE. DON’T LET YOUR GUARD DOWN WE’VE DONE INCREDIBLE AMOUNT OF SACRIFICES MADE A DIFFERENCE. WE HAVE TO CONTINUE TO EVERY ONE. US KEEP DOING OUR PART. WERE LOOKING ON SO I CAN TELL YOU AT THIS SITE THEY’VE HAVE BEEN OVERWHELMED BY THE GENEROSITY OF THE PEOPLE OF THIS COMMUNITY AND THEY’VE ACTUALLY BEEN TELLING PEOPLE WAY DON’T NEED AS MUCH AS YOU’RE BRINGING BY I WOULD DEFER TO THIE LOCAL LEADERSHIP HERE IN TERMS OF WHAT ARE NEEDED A PARTICULAR SITES BUT I CAN TELL YOU THAT THE PEOPLE THAT HAVE SHELTERED IN PLACE HERE TO GET THROUGH THE FLOODING CRISIS I’VE BEEN WELL TAKEN CARE OF END AND THEY’RE IN GOOD SPIRIT ALL RIGHT THANK YOU EVERYBODY STAY STAY THANK YOU. YOU WERE LISTENING LIVE THERE TO GOVERNOR GRETCHEN WHITMER GIVE US AN UPDATE TO. THE FLOODING SITUATION THAT IS DEVELOPING RIGHT NOW IN MIDLAND COUNTIES SHE’S TALKING ABOUT THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE ON THE GROUND. THEY’RE ALSO TALKING ABOUT THE AMOUNT OF WATER. IS SAYING THAT WE WILL SEE THAT WATER CONTINUED TO RISE RIGHT NOW IT IS RISING STILL BUT AT A SLOWER PACE. AND WHAT IT WAS EARLIER THE GOVERNOR SAYING BUT THEY STILL DO ANTICIPATE THAT THAT WATER DOESN’T REACH. ITS HIRES LEVELS UNTIL EIGHT O’CLOCK TONIGHT SHE’S ALSO URGING RESIDENTS IN THE AREA THAT NEED ASSISTANCE. DO NOT CALL NINE ONE ONE UNLESS THAT IS YOUR ONLY OPTION SHE’S ALSO WAS TALKING ABOUT THE STATE OF MICHIGAN TAKING ANY NECESSARY LEGAL ACTION THEY CAN AGAINST COMPANIES THAT MAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE STATE OF THE DAMS THAT ARE EXPERIENCING

99 thoughts on “Whitmer gives update on flooding in central Michigan

  1. Screw you whitless! You had a year and a half to repair these faulty dams but you where to busy screaming virus and collecting money!

  2. Thank you Governor W'hilter' for your kind words and concern for people "standing too close together."

  3. That's to governors fault they oughta fix them gams they knew they will bag and 2018 and I didn't affect some they shows wanted to do this they

  4. NO MONEY FOR MICHIGAN, PRESIDENT TRUMP!! Let this woman solve her own problems, since she knows all! I'm glad to see this happening to Michigan. Give this woman some work to do instead of lecturing everyoone about the virus. She is as dumb as a bucket of rocks. No money, Mr, President!!!!! They know what to do, let them solve their own problems.

  5. You run a state, you do not run the damned country, even though you think you do. How could anyone stay married to this cvnt?

  6. WOW POLITICS SHE SAYS IT'S ABOUT THE RULE OF LAW AND COMING FROM SOME ONE WHO WISHES TO ACT LIKE A NAZI NOT VERY INSPIRING

  7. If I lived in this fucking state, I would have moved yesterday. Your taxes are going to through the roof, but she will expect Trump to take care of her. It ain't going to happen.

  8. As you're evacuating please wear a mask and keep 6 feet apart lol while my staff tries to find a Republican to blame

  9. SCIENCE YOUR NOT FOLLOWING YOU JUST WANT PEOPLE TO SHUT UP AND DO AS YOU SAY NO MASK NOT 6 FOOT APART

  10. Maybe if she stopped running to every left leaning outlet every 5 minutes to blame Trump, she would have some credibility for calling for unity. Don't forget, she sent covid patients to nursing homes, banned the use of HQC, and let Larry Nassar skate.

  11. Why is the governor's forehead has she receives some type of stroke. There's something wrong with the governors forehead it's two tense. So whatever happened to those who are not entitled to sign language but yet he's got the Limelight now. I want to see if she can work that magic.

  12. The Governor is committing high treason. At the very least she needs to be thrown in prison.

  13. While you are running for your life from a wall of water and trees, dont forget your mask and gloves, and keep a 6 ft spacing. Please get rid of this person, this is the twilight zone.

  14. No body listening to Whittmer! Stop the TYRANT! EXPRESSWAYS packed with people NOT STAYING AT HOME!! OPEN THE STATE LET US WORK!!

  15. She wants red tape cut while crying about Trump's executive order directing his cabinet to cut regulations anywhere they're able to?

  16. She is full of $hit…these dams are over 100 years old authorities have known for decades they need to be re-constructed…..she had an opportunity to get thing started. Now it is too late.

  17. Wow governor.. could not have been said better. Respectable and informative 👍👍👍👍👍👍wish all of our govement officials could be so transparent, understanding and honest…..

  18. I'm from Albion…and I don't have a problem with her. Who would you suggest to take her place? Sorry, I have to put up with the president…you should have to put up with the governor….

  19. Well first off whitmer no ppe no six foot,,, thats to all the other people's doing six foot and ppe,,, adoff whitmer hitler has caused this problem she stolen

  20. I’ve been here since 1964 and this is what happens when you get a governor who’s lobbying for the position and buys it. Gretchen has only been here for a year. The dams and bridges were failing in 2018. Also when we had the water crisis. But Trump wants to pull the rug out from under our feet.
    Let’s all move forward and come back together now we have a pandemic and we’re all hurt!

  21. U.P. as a 51st state. Now maybe she will do the job she was hired to do instead of ruining peoples lives.

  22. Sorry Michigan your gonvanor is a joke…suppose this is TRUMPS fault also..lol guess she will have to open up her state..

  23. The dam failed and she knew about it from the inspections in 2018. Recall this failure of a governor.
    The dam failed and she did also

  24. 500 year event because everyone in government shirked their responsibilities. Just keep passing the buck Gretchen, it's the political way of doing things. smdh

  25. The Michigan Dam breaking now is a development that calls Michigan's leadership to reckon with judgment. The woman Whitmer is a wicked politician playing destructive globalist control games with the precious lives and citizens of Michigan. Her manipulating game, along with those with her are extremely wicked as they manipulate the Chinese Covid-19 virus to keep going their totalitarian style control over the people of Michigan; they are wicked, destructive and horrific in robbing Americans of their US Constitutional civil rights and freedoms. Whitmer 100% corruption as a politician goal to destroy Michigan is obvious; she is demanding more printed US money be handed over to her while they continue to deny the State of Michigan the right to return to work and to begin to recover from the losses of the Corona Chinese attack on lives and economy.
    These do nothing but self serving wicked politicians have neglected the basic needs of Michigan in-fracture all this while and have continued to abuse Covid-19 as an excuse to keep Michigan people shut-in people way BEYOND what is reasonable and has been causing devastating harmful conditions with people will loose their jobs permanently.
    Whitmer's hypocrisy is exposed. Pray that God's justice be upon all corrupt US politicians like Whitmer! Remove them from causing more harm by justice, law, judgment & vote immediately. Place a new governor over Michigan, one who will care about the well-being of its people & about this nation, one who will work with Pres. Trump to build America NOT destroy it. May MI live & NOT die!

  26. No one asks about executive order 2020-50 which says that senior homes had to readmit covid 19 positive seniors after they were released from hospitals.Over half the deaths in Michigan were from senior homes. So please save your lectures about proper behavior during a pandemic. What a failure!

  27. She is absolutely frightening to look at then she speaks and Satan smiles. What a freaking disaster she is.

  28. Maybe she should have issued an executive order for it to stop raining. It's not a 500 year event. This was preventable. The Feds and the company knew the dam would have a problem if full. But the state sued to keep the water high. You can't make this $hit up.

  29. They Have Not Kept Records For 500 Years – This Is All Due to Neglect and Failure of Infrastructure since 1999 – Gretchen – Where's Your Mask ? Earthen Dams Don't Last Forever – As these were Built in the 1920's.

  30. The Best Practice's Would Have Been Up Grade The Dams – But You Choose To Drag Your Feet – And Now Michigan Has To Pay…Huge Lack Of Common Sense…

  31. dont worry gov we really dont expect anything out of you but psa and finding ways you can get your face on the news.. michigan can not wait till you are gone we are counting the days whitmer

  32. I want it to meet up with Arnie the Dam tour guide so that I can wander off the dam tour. I also want it to take all the dam pictures, and want it to ask Arnie all the dam questions I had about the whole dam thing.

  33. Plandemic and an avoidable flood but due to neglect of the dams this chic will use it as a photo op. Let's rid ourselves of the garden tool and her liberal agenda. Liberalism is a STD Socially Transmitted Disease

  34. I don't like her or her policies, but you have to admit she's sure gotten more than she bargained for when she got elected.

  35. you are an inept tyrant….dam you Gretl….Karma sucks doesn´t it? Only sad thing is others suffer except you.

  36. There are a lot of bratty children bashing the governor for not wearing a mask as she talks to the press. Have you ever seen her give a briefing before? She wears masks and social distances daily, only removing a mask to talk to the press, then puts it back on. This is more than I can say the orange clown you believe in has ever done, yet you spit your venom. You don't have to keep proving you're blindly following a proven liar, we can all see you ignore the common sense that protects your fellow Michiganders. Maybe you should look up some proof more often instead of following lies. The fake news is that garbage you're spitting without a mask on, spreading lies for a false king. Grow up and start doing the right thing so we can ALL get through this. The lies have blinded you into calling others the sheep. Wake up kids, time for school.

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