FBI: Group Discussed Kidnapping Governor Northam

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CNN is reporting, members of anti-government paramilitary groups discussed kidnapping Virginia’s governor during a June meeting in Ohio, an FBI agent testified Tuesday during a court hearing in Michigan.

According to a spokesperson for Gov. Ralph Northam, the FBI alerted key members of the Governor’s security team throughout the course of their investigation.

Per security protocols for highly-classified information, neither the Governor nor other members of his staff were informed. At no time was the Governor or his family in imminent danger. Enhanced security measures have been in place for Governor Northam and his family for quite some time, and they will remain.