The vocal anti-Trump governor of Michigan was just busted in a scandal alleging she used tax payer money to buy the silence of a top official, according to a recent report.
Breitbart News reports that democrat Gretchen Whitmer “reportedly paid former state health department director, Robert Gordon, over $150,000 to stay quiet about his abrupt departure.”
According to the Detroit News:
On Feb. 22, one month after Gordon resigned without explanation, he and Mark Totten, Whitmer’s chief lawyer, signed the four-page agreement. The state agreed to pay Gordon a total that represents nine months of salary and health benefits, and he released the state from any potential legal claims.
The agreement is the clearest evidence yet that the split between Gordon, a central figure in the state’s response to COVID-19, and Whitmer was not amicable, and it shows that the Democratic administration used taxpayer funds to ease his departure.
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