Miller on whether Trump regrets 'Lock her up' chant about Whitmer: 'Not at all'

Senior Trump campaign adviser Jason Miller said the president stood by attacking Michigan Gov. Gretchen WhitmerGretchen WhitmerTrump's pitch to women on coronavirus recovery: 'We're getting your husbands back to work' Trump lashes out at Whitmer as crowd reprises 'lock her up' chant Pittsburgh synagogue shooting was one of many warnings — but are we listening now? MORE (D) in the wake of an alleged plot by a militia group to kidnap her.

Asked on “Fox News Sunday” if the president regretted either his own attacks or a chant of “Lock her up” that broke out at a Saturday rally, Miller responded, “No, not at all.”

“I think the fact of the matter is many residents of Michigan are pretty frustrated with the governor [and] they want to see the state open back up,” Miller said.

“I’m glad that President TrumpDonald John TrumpGiuliani goes off on Fox Business host after she compares him to Christopher Steele Trump looks to shore up support in Nebraska NYT: Trump had 7 million in debt mostly tied to Chicago project forgiven MORE’s DOJ was able to get these psychopaths and put them away,” Miller said of the alleged plotters, “but the fact of the matter is, people in Michigan want to get their state opened back up.”

Most of Michigan is currently in the fifth phase of its reopening, under which salons, movie theaters and gyms can reopen with safety protocols in place. Early this month Whitmer signed an executive order moving the state’s Upper Peninsula back to the fourth stage as cases surged in the region.

Fox News’ Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceTrump calls Fox 'disappointing' for airing Obama speech Fox News president, top anchors advised to quarantine after coronavirus exposure: report Republican National Committee chair warns of 'most progressive, radical takeover of our country' if Biden wins MORE pressed Miller on the frequent lack of masks at the president’s rallies as well as Trump’s own comments questioning their effectiveness.

“We do pass out masks at the rallies and I encourage everyone who is attending a Trump rally to put the mask on,” Miller said, adding “as we get close to the election people don’t want to be living in fear.”

Wallace also questioned Miller about the Trump campaign’s attacks on Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenGiuliani goes off on Fox Business host after she compares him to Christopher Steele Trump looks to shore up support in Nebraska Jeff Daniels narrates new Biden campaign ad for Michigan MORE in connection with his son Hunter’s work at Ukrainian energy firm Burisma, noting that two GOP-led Senate committees had cleared both men of any wrongdoing.

“The fact is Vice President Biden has actually released his tax returns, unlike President Trump and there’s no indication he’s gotten any money from anyone in these business deals,” Wallace noted.

In response, Miller cited a disputed New York Post story published last week about Hunter Biden and then invoked Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGorsuch rejects Minnesota Republican's request to delay House race Biden leads Trump by 6 points in Nevada: poll The Memo: Women could cost Trump reelection MORE, saying “Voters hate it when people make a lot of money trading off of their family name.”