Defendant Daniel Harris – Acquitted in Whitmer Trial – Took the Stand and Said He Thought He Was Going for Beers the Night He Was Arrested

Daniel Harris was one of those accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer.  He was found not guilty of all four counts against him last week.  

We reported on Friday that Daniel Harris was found “not guilty” of four charges against him in the plot to kidnap Governor Whitmer.

It looks like similar to the Russia collusion sham and the Jan 6 sham, this entire sham was created by the Feds.

The Governor Whitmer kidnapping case, which we now know was comprised of virtually all FBI agents and informants, took a devastating hit in August. Michael Hills, an attorney for Brandon Caserta, one of the six defendants, produced text messages showing an FBI field agent telling an informant to lie, frame an innocent man and delete text messages.

This is why federal prosecutors were refusing to hand over text messages and laptops from FBI informants in the Whitmer kidnapping case. The FBI actually hatched the plot. paid for the plot, ran the plot, and set up the innocent men in their immoral scheme.

The FBI’s top informant behind the kidnapping scam was later arrested after he beat his wife following a swingers party.

But the court did not allow the defendants to release all of their information.

Even far-left Buzzfeed reported on how the defendants were prevented from sharing the entire truth in the case:

The split verdict calls into question the Justice Department’s strategy, and beyond that, its entire approach to combating domestic extremism. Defense attorneys in the case, along with observers from across the political spectrum, have argued the FBI’s efforts to make the case, which involved at least a dozen confidential informants, went beyond legitimate law enforcement and into outright entrapment..

…But the most striking thing about the closely watched 15-day trial might be what the jury never got to see.

Both before and during the trial, prosecutors went to extraordinary lengths to exclude evidence and witnesses that might undermine their arguments, while winning the right to bring in almost anything favorable to their own side. As a result, defense attorneys were largely reduced to nibbling at the edges of the government’s case in hopes of instilling doubt in the jurors’ minds, and to making claims about official misconduct with vanishingly few pieces of evidence to support them.

The entire case was a sham and Daniel Harris’s case is an example of this.  After five of his witnesses refused to testify at his trial, Harris decided to take the stand himself, “telling jurors repeatedly that he “absolutely” did not plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in the summer of 2020 when he was a member of the Wolverine Watchmen militia.”

Yahoo reports:

Harris also testified about some of the most explosive testimony during trial: that he and a co-defendant built explosives as part of their alleged kidnapping plot.

Harris admitted that he helped build an explosive device and set it off, but played it off as a benign effort, one that involved blowing up a balloon in an oven with his co-defendant Barry Croft – man he described as a “stoner pirate” who was “kind of a wacknut.”

“I was putting BB’s and a little bit of gunpowder into this balloon, and we were going to blow up a stove,” Harris testified. “We put it in a stove. We lit the fuse and we ran.”

The device failed to detonate Harris testified, so they built a second bomb — this time, another man added tape on it. They put it back in the oven.

“Did anything happen?” his lawyer asked him.

“No,” Harris responded.

Harris also refuted trial testimony that he and his co-defendants were plotting to blow up a bridge to slow down law enforcement after the kidnapping.

“I didn’t even know about a bridge, nobody told me,” Harris said.

Harris spent two hours on the stand, denying numerous allegations that FBI agents, informants and two of his co-defendants made against him during the last two weeks, including a claim that he agreed to kidnap the governor while on a hike with two others. That’s what co-defendant Kaleb Franks told the jury last week, with the defense lawyer referring to the hiking group as “The Three Musketeers.”

“I’m not French. I would not call myself a Three Musketeer,” Harris testified, saying he “absolutely” did not agree to kidnap the governor during a hike.

The Yahoo article even notes that his arrest was a setup.

Harris also testified about his October 2020 arrest, when he and his co-defendants were set up in an FBI sting outside an Ypsilanti warehouse. Prosecutors allege the defendants went there to place a down payment on explosives, and to pick up other gear.

It was the first time Harris had ever been arrested, he told the jury, noting he thought he was going to Ypsilanti to meet a Watchmen known as ‘Red,’ who was really an undercover informant.

“I thought we were going to B-dubs to meet Red. I was told that he had free beer for us,” Harris testified.

“You didn’t go to B-dubs that night?” his lawyer asked.

“Nope,” Harris answered. “I’ve been craving it ever since.”

Here’s to Daniel Harris.

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