Dingell fundraises off Trump's attack on her late husband

Dingell fundraises off Trump's attack on her late husband
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Rep. Debbie DingellDeborah (Debbie) Ann DingellMaking waves to protect America's waters Trump suggests LBJ is in hell: 'He's probably looking down — or looking up' 10 controversies that rocked the Trump White House in 2019 MORE (D-Mich.) is fundraising off President TrumpDonald John TrumpLev Parnas implicates Rick Perry, says Giuliani had him pressure Ukraine to announce Biden probe Saudi Arabia paid 0 million for cost of US troops in area Parnas claims ex-Trump attorney visited him in jail, asked him to sacrifice himself for president MORE’s attack on her late husband at his rally Wednesday.

“We urgently need 500 supporters to step up right now and donate as a way of saying: President Trump, you are not going to get away with bullying and insulting our congresswoman,” an email with the fundraising pitch said.

The Michigan representative’s campaign also said in the email that "President Trump spent most of his time attacking members of Congress like Debbie and the press, rather than focusing on the issues that matter to the American people."

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Now more than ever, we need to stand with Debbie,” the email also reads. “Please rush a donation to this campaign today so we can stand up to these repulsive attacks.”

The president went after Dingell’s husband, the late Rep. John DingellJohn DingellTrump suggests LBJ is in hell: 'He's probably looking down — or looking up' Change with minimal risk: Trump's Jimmy Carter problem 10 controversies that rocked the Trump White House in 2019 MORE (D-Mich.), at his rally in Battle Creek, Mich., Wednesday when he said, “maybe he’s looking up." The rally took place at the same the time that the House voted to impeach Trump.

Trump brought up John Dingell while criticizing Rep. Debbie Dingell for voting in support of impeachment after he gave her husband “A-plus treatment” after his death.

Dingell tweeted in response, saying the president “brought me down in a way you can never imagine" and said on CNN Thursday that “some things should be off-limits.”