Wisconsin defendant in Gov. Whitmer kidnap plot plans to fight his extradition to Michigan

DETROIT — A Wisconsin man charged in the alleged plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is planning to challenge his extradition to Michigan, his lawyer said Wednesday.Michigan’s extradition paperwork for Brian Higgins, 52, of Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, is improper because it was signed by Whitmer, the target of the alleged plot, Higgins’ lawyer argued in a court filing in advance of Wednesday’s status conference in Columbia County Circuit Court in Wisconsin.“To put it more bluntly, the requisition was signed in an official capacity by someone with a clear, undeniable conflict of interest in th…

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