“The president's a fighter” : Sarah Sanders defends Trump's behavior after he said Rep. John Dingell is in hell

Trump attacked deceased former Rep. John Dingell after his wife, Rep. Debbie Dingell, voted for impeachment

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Citation From the December 19, 2019, edition of Fox News' America's Newsroom

BILL HEMMER (CO-ANCHOR): Sarah, big rally last night in Battle Creek, Michigan. He talked for two hours. I mean, clearly he was energized. What are you hearing from your colleagues at the White House about how he's doing on the inside?

SARAH SANDERS (FOX NEWS CONTRIBUTOR): Look, the president's a fighter. He's somebody who is never going to take a punch and not punch back. And I think that's the only reason he has been able to survive the last three years is because he is so tough. If he wasn't, and if anybody else was in his position, I think they would be curled up in a ball on the floor in their office most days. But this is a president who's resilient and he believes in what he is doing, he loves the country and he's going to continue to go out and fight for the country and fight for the people that Democrats are ignoring. And I think you saw that last night unfold.