Five things to know about Michigan Governor Gretchen WhitmerPresumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has called Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer one of the most talented people in the country and is on his list of potential running mates. Here are five things to know about one of the contenders in the 2020 veepstakes.Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer defended on Sunday her “aggressive” lockdown measures during the coronavirus pandemic, arguing that they were necessary even as some residents protest them as too severe.Whitmer admitted that her state’s expanded lockdown measures had been both mentally an economically hard on Michiganders, but said that the moves have “flattened the curve” in the fight against the contagion.“What we’ve done most people in Michigan agree with and think we’ve done the right thing,” Whitmer said in an interview on ABC’s “This Week.” “There was going to be astronomical increase and we’ve flattened the curve because we’re doing the right thing.”MICHIGAN STAY-AT-HOME ORDER NOW BANS VISITS TO FRIENDS, RELATIVES, GOVERNOR SAYSAs of Sunday morning, Michigan had just over 37,200 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus with 3,274 confirmed deaths, according to figures


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