Trump attacks Schumer at fiery rally in Michigan

President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump PACs brought in over M for the first half of 2021 Chicago owes Trump M tax refund, state's attorney mounts legal challenge Biden hits resistance from unions on vaccine requirement MORE on Wednesday attacked Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerSenate infrastructure talks spill over into rare Sunday session Senate holds sleepy Saturday session as negotiators finalize infrastructure deal An August ultimatum: No recess until redistricting reform is done MORE (D-N.Y.) during a campaign rally in Michigan, claiming the Democrat used to “kiss his ass” in the past when Trump was a supporter.

Trump’s remarks about Schumer came after a rant on immigration during an at times rambling speech to a crowd in Battle Creek, Mich.

“You know, Chuck SchumerChuck SchumerSenate infrastructure talks spill over into rare Sunday session Senate holds sleepy Saturday session as negotiators finalize infrastructure deal An August ultimatum: No recess until redistricting reform is done MORE. Cryin’ Chuck. Cryin’ Chuck Schumer. I used to be a big contributor,” Trump, a former New Yorker, said. “He used to kiss my ass, Chuck Schumer. He’d do anything. He would have done anything for me.”

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“I didn’t need anything, but he would have done anything,” Trump continued.

Trump also said that Schumer should “give all that money back,” apparently referring to the president's political contributions.

Schumer was one of several Democrats that Trump eviscerated during the Wednesday rally, which came just as the House voted almost completely along party lines to impeach the president for abusing his power in his dealings with Ukraine and obstructing the congressional inquiry.

As the top Democrat in the Senate, Schumer will play a role in the impeachment trial in the upper chamber, though Republicans hold the majority and will maintain control over the parameters. Schumer has pressed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellBiden's bipartisan deal faces Senate gauntlet The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden sets new vaccine mandate as COVID-19 cases surge Democrats warn shrinking Biden's spending plan could backfire MORE (R-Ky.) to call four White House witnesses to testify in order to make it a “fair” trial, but the top Republican has rejected his push.

Trump was defiant at Wednesday’s rally, defending his conduct toward Ukraine and accusing House Democrats of an “unconstitutional and partisan” effort that would backfire at the ballot box.

Trump also lambasted Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiOn The Money: Justice Department says Trump's tax returns should be released | Democrats fall short of votes for extending eviction ban House adjourns for recess without passing bill to extend federal eviction ban Photos of the Week: Olympic sabre semi-finals, COVID-19 vigil and a loris MORE (D-Calif.), House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffOfficers offer harrowing accounts at first Jan. 6 committee hearing Live coverage: House panel holds first hearing on Jan. 6 probe Five things to watch as Jan. 6 panel begins its work MORE (D-Calif.) and a number of his 2020 Democratic opponents during the speech, which lasted roughly two hours. The president also took aim at Michigan Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell and her late husband.