FBI: Accused wanted ‘tyrant’ Gov. Whitmer tied up on table

A key figure in an alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was secretly recorded telling an undercover FBI agent that he wanted to restrain the "tyrant" on a table, then pose for a photo "like we just made the biggest drug bust."

The 2020 recording of Adam Fox was played to jurors Thursday.

Fox, Barry Croft Jr., Daniel Harris and Brandon Caserta are charged with conspiracy. Prosecutors say they turned their anger toward government in 2020 into a plot to kidnap Whitmer because of the restrictions she imposed during the early months of the pandemic.

The trial started March 8 and could last for weeks.