Ex-Detroit Police Chief Forms ‘Exploratory Committee’ in Plans to Unseat Whitmer

Former Detroit Police Chief James Craig, a Republican, on Wednesday announced that he plans to run for governor, adding that he has formed a gubernatorial “exploratory committee” to allow him to begin raising and spending funds. "I’m opening an exploratory committee to help me think about a run for governor for the state of Michigan," Craig said in a campaign style video. "This is about leading from the front, keeping people safe, which is a core responsibility, solving problems, that’s what Michigan needs." “I led as chief of police—and began my life—on the streets of Detroit,” Craig said. “Now, it is time to travel the state and visit other communities.” Taking aim at Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who is running for reelection in 2022, Craig said that he’ll be “talking with law enforcement, hosting small business roundtables, and meeting with voters in their homes to hear about the negative impact ...

Ex-Detroit Police Chief Forms ‘Exploratory Committee’ in
Plans to Unseat Whitmer
Former Detroit Police Chief James Craig, a Republican, on Wednesday announced that he plans to run for governor, adding that he has formed a gubernatorial “exploratory committee” to allow him to begin raising and spending funds. "I’m opening an exploratory committee to help me think about a run for governor for the state of Michigan," Craig said in a campaign style video. "This is about leading from the front, keeping people safe, which is a core responsibility, solving problems, that’s what Michigan needs." “I led as chief of police—and began my life—on the streets of Detroit,” Craig said. “Now, it is time to travel the state and visit other communities.” Taking aim at Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who is running for reelection in 2022, Craig said that he’ll be “talking with law enforcement, hosting small business roundtables, and meeting with voters in their homes to hear about the negative impact ...