Michigan Legislature Shuts Down Due to “Credible Threats” Ahead of Electoral College Vote

The Michigan state legislature’s office buildings have closed as a result of “credible threats of violence” ahead of today’s electoral college vote.

“The Senate has closed its own workspaces tomorrow based upon recommendations from law enforcement,” said Amber McCann, a spokesperson for state Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R). “The decision was not made because of anticipated protests, but was made based on credible threats of violence.” read more