(WXYZ) — After a week of contentious back and forth, President Donald Trump has taken another shot at Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer.
Trump has spoken of Whitmer as "the woman in Michigan" in referring to her actions against the COVID-19 virus, saying he had told Vice President Mike Pence not to call her.
"I’m willing to work with anyone as long as we get the personal protective equipment we need for the people of Michigan," Whitmer responded.
She has also said she has a good working relationship with Pence.
Tonight, he took to Twitter to give her a nickname.
I love Michigan, one of the reasons we are doing such a GREAT job for them during this horrible Pandemic. Yet your Governor, Gretchen “Half” Whitmer is way in over her ahead, she doesn’t have a clue. Likes blaming everyone for her own ineptitude! #MAGA— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 28, 2020
While Whitmer has not responded to the president directly, she did tweet about "a good call" she had with Vice President Mike Pence.
Had a good call with @VP this morning. We’ll keep working around the clock with FEMA and the White House to get more of the personal protective equipment we need to keep Michiganders safe.— Governor Gretchen Whitmer (@GovWhitmer) March 28, 2020
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