Whitmer says protests ‘make it likelier’ Michiganders will have to stay home longer: “LANSING, MI — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says the continuing protests at the state Capitol are making it more likely that Michiganders are going to have stay at home longer. During an appearance on morning talk show ‘The View’ Wednesday, Whitmer was asked about the protests that have taken place at the Capitol. Specifically, she was asked about President Trump’s assertion that she should reopen Michigan and make a deal with legislators and if his comments fuel the fires of unrest among protesters.”