Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's "Stay at Home" order is not surprising to retired Brigadier General Michael McDaniel, a former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Homeland Defense Strategy, who praised the Governor's proactive steps in attempting to slow the coronavirus spread. The Western Michigan University/Cooley Law associate dean gives Gov. Whitmer an "A" for her work while President Donald Trump struggles to get a passing grade. Listen to why that is (20:28).
Also, Andrea Bitely from Truscott Rossman helps break down the critical pieces of Whitmer's "Stay at Home" order. MIRS receives a letter from our former intern from China, who gives her perceptions on how "The West" is responding to the pandemic. The May 5 elections, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and rosemary bread all in this week's edition.