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Michigan Congresswoman Debbie Dingell, co-chair of the Democratic policy and communications Committee, joins Chris Wallace on ” Fox News Sunday.’
Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., President Trump has responded to recent comment about her late husband Rep. John Dingell, cited it as an example of the increasingly poor political culture.
Trump, who honored the late Congressman, as he died in February, hinted that he might be in hell when he said at a Michigan campaign rally, “maybe he is looking up” instead of down from the sky. The members of both parties criticized the President’s remark, which came after Dingell voted to accuse him.
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“We need to learn, in our country, that you don’t agree pleasantly,” Dingell said on “Fox News Sunday” to see where the President might have been. “I understand that this accusation was a very personal matter for him, but I think there are lines not to cross, and I think he crossed a line.”
Neither trump nor any White house representatives apologized for his remark, but Dingell said she is not interested in an apology.
“What I want to do, people to take a deep breath and think, going forward, that their words have consequences, they can hurt, and how can we bring more civility back to our political environment,” she said.
Immediately prior to his crack about the late Congressman, Trump said that Ms. Dingell had called him to thank him for the honour of her husband. Sunday, she noticed that she is not the one who accepted the call but your gratitude.
“He called me to tell me he lower the flags, and to this day, to this minute, I am grateful to has done it,” she said. “I was grateful for the call he was so nice and empathetic, and it meant so much to someone who was in pain, and loved her husband.”
Dingell then you read words, written by her husband after the death of President George H. W. Bush, which is in line with your message.
“We cited both of the common deep concern about the hate-filled taunts of the vile actions and speech, the plague of our political culture,” she said.
“He was worried about this country,” she said. “And he wanted to know from us that we all have responsibility for it.”
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Dingell ended the segment with a positive note, the expressed the desire to spread kindness.
“I would like to say, the President and each other just a little friendly,” she said, noting that “random acts of kindness can make someone’s day a whole lot better.”