Rick Snyder, other Flint defendants begin to fight new charges

DETROIT — Using various legal tactics, former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and other defendants in the Flint water crisis case are now battling back against a raft of serious charges against them filed by the state’s chief law enforcement officer. Snyder’s legal team is trying to get his case thrown out because the former Republican governor argues he was charged in the wrong place. The misdemeanor charges for alleged willful neglect of duty were filed in Flint’s Genesee County, but they should have been brought in Lansing, where Snyder worked in the governor’s office, according to a motion filed…

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