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WATCH: AG Nessel testifies on domestic terrorism

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Posted at 8:12 AM, Mar 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-25 08:12:05-04

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel testified Wednesday morning in front of a Homeland Security subcommittee on intelligence and counterterrorism.

The meeting focused on state and local responses to domestic terrorism.

In Michigan, anti-government milita extremism has been around for decades, including last year's alleged plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and incite a civil war.

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Watch the testimony:

Erica Murphy

Erica Murphy

1:21 PM, Mar 03, 2021

State Capitol

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Erica Murphy