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Mon Jul 27, 2020, 02:10 AM

No, Gov. Whitmer has not defunded the Michigan State Police

File this one under "fake news."

A tweet from a news site called Great Lakes News posted on Wednesday has been making the rounds on social media, claiming that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has defunded Michigan's police.

"BREAKING NEWS: @GovWhitmer has defunded the Michigan State Police and the prisons," the tweet says. "Executive Order 2020-155 slashes tens of millions from the Michigan State Police and Department of Corrections. Developing...."

The tweet has been shared thousands of times. Curiously, it doesn't link to a story, and no such story exists on the Great Lakes News website. (The tagline under the masthead reads: "Honest, Accurate, and Unbiased."

Read more: https://www.metrotimes.com/news-hits/archives/2020/07/23/no-gov-whitmer-has-not-defunded-the-michigan-state-police

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Reply No, Gov. Whitmer has not defunded the Michigan State Police (Original post)
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Mon Jul 27, 2020, 05:11 AM

1. Russian disinformation campaign tactic.....

Coming to an election near you!!

New and improved!!!!

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