After the president insulted her late husband, the Michigan lawmaker says she just wants people to take a deep breath.
Marc Short, the vice president's chief of staff, said the late congressman once called Trump "an imbecile."
The president suggested the late congressman was "looking up" from hell. His allies have various explanations for the widely condemned remark.
"There was no need to 'dis' him in a crass political way," Rep. Fred Upton said of Trump implying the Democrat is in hell.
The newly impeached president bashed the longest-serving U.S. congressman, who died in February, at his campaign rally in Michigan, Dingell's home state.
Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell is among those backing someone else in her party's gubernatorial race.
Jorge Garcia was forced to return to Mexico this week after living in the U.S. for 30 years.
Michigan Congresswoman Debbie Dingell is attending President Trump’s congressional address out of respect for the office, but quite frankly “would like to be many other places.”
Michigan Congresswoman Debbie Dingell discusses how it feels to have Donald Trump for President.
Michigan Congresswoman Debbie Dingell explains why Democratic women will wear white for President Trump's congressional address.