The men considered a “Plan B” and “Plan C” if the kidnapping didn’t work out, including storming the statehouse and holding televised executions of lawmakers.
Some of the protesters were able to enter the building, and were seen on video walking around heavily armed.
"This is not the time to relax.”
He singled out Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who has already been the target of one violent far-right group.
Thirteen men, including members of the "Wolverine Watchmen," are accused of plotting to kidnap the Democratic governor from her vacation home.
The Trump Administration Is Backing a Virginia Evangelical Church That Held a Service During Lockdown
The DOJ also supported a Mississippi church suing the city of Greenville, Alabama, over coronavirus restrictions.
Bolsonaro, who has ignored social distancing and mask recommendations, says it's time to restart the country's soccer leagues.
Domestic Violence, Child Marriage, and Genital Mutilation: Coronavirus Could Be a Catastrophe for Women
A U.N. analysis predicts a "calamitous" increase in violence against women, as well as unwanted pregnancies and child marriages.
An official stressed the planned COVID-19 cards would not certify immunity — despite the country’s top health official having previously pitched the scheme in those terms.