Michigan’s Whitmer remains adamant, but state A.G. won’t enforce orders court has ruled against

Michigan’s Whitmer remains adamant, but state A.G. won’t enforce orders court has ruled against
Gretchen Whitmer (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Whitmer has gone around the bend.  The only thing stopping me from marveling that she ever got elected is the other Democratic governors whose elections there is no accounting for, from Cuomo to Newsom and all the others in between.]

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel (D) will no longer enforce Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive orders on the coronavirus after the state Supreme Court ruled the emergency powers seized by Whitmer were unconstitutional. …

But a spokesman for the attorney general indicated local law enforcement agencies may continue to enforce COVID-19 mandates in accordance with local ordinances, Bridge Michigan reports. …

[T]he Michigan Supreme Court found that emergency directives issued by Whitmer unilaterally without authorization from the state legislature were an “unlawful delegation of legislative power to the executive branch in violation of the Michigan Constitution.” The ruling said Whitmer did not have the power to extend past April 30 orders shutting down businesses deemed by the government to be “non-essential.” The court said she had illegally drawn authority from two laws passed in 1945 and 1976 that were non-applicable.

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