Lansing — Michigan's Republican legislative leaders threw water this week on the idea of trying to impeach Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

The opposition Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey, R-Clarklake, and House Speaker Lee Chatfield, R-Levering, came as Rep. Beau LaFave, R-Iron Mountain, on Wednesday introduced an impeachment resolution.

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"With the current set of facts that we're living under right now, the current impeachment resolution will not have any proceeding on the House floor," Chatfield said Wednesday afternoon.

Shirkey said Tuesday: "I have not signed on to any notion of impeachment proceedings." Read more at Detroit News