Gov. Northam gives first briefing since kidnapping plot revealed, COVID-19 diagnosis

Gov. Northam gives first briefing since kidnapping plot revealed, COVID-19 diagnosis

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Governor Ralph Northam gave his first coronavirus briefing since he and the first lady tested positive for the virus last month. It was also his first time addressing the public since members of anti-government paramilitary groups discussed kidnapping him during a June meeting in Ohio, according to an FBI agent.

Northam also addressed the network outage affecting voter registration, saying he does not have the power to extend the deadline but would support a court decision to do so.

In reference to the alleged kidnapping plot against him, Northam said he cannot comment due to the ongoing investigation. However, he did say it is regrettable that the rhetoric, comments and threats against himself and other elected officials aren’t coming from another country, instead, it’s coming from Washington.

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