"I didn't say what that congresswoman said, didn't say it at all".
"If you are the leader of the free world, if you are president of the United States and you want to convey sympathy to a grieving family, a grieving widow, you choose your words carefully", she said.
Sanders said she doesn't know if Trump warned Kelly before bringing that up in an interview, but adding that the White House chief of staff is "disgusted" by the politicization of Trump's phone calls to the families of fallen service's members.
On Tuesday the president called Johnson's widow, Myeshia Johnson, and promptly forgot her husband's name. "To me that is something that you can say in a conversation, but you shouldn't say that to a grieving widow", Wilson told WPLG in Miami.
Despite this, the mother of David Johnson, Cowanda Jones-Johnson, stood by Wilson's account of the conversation, claiming Trump had disrespected her son.
Obama and George W. Bush - saddled with far more combat casualties than the roughly two dozen so far under Trump - did not call all those soldiers' families, either, but both did take steps to write, call or meet bereaved military families.
Trump started the storm this week when he claimed that he alone of US presidents had called the families of all slain soldiers. (SOUNDBITE) PRESIDENT TRUMP SAYING: "President Obama and other presidents majority didn't make calls, a lot of them didn't make calls" And then, during a radio interview, Trump brought up Chief of Staff John Kelly, who's son died in Afghanistan in 2010.
A lot of them didn't make calls", Mr Trump had said.
It was shortly after that tweet that Johnson's mother told The Post via Facebook Messenger that Wilson's account of the conversation was accurate.
The president's response shocked him.
U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter Wednesday denying that he told the widow of a U.S. soldier killed in an ambush that "he knew what he signed up for...but when it happens it hurts". "Just a letter saying "I'm sorry".
"To imply that President Obama was not appropriately sensitive, was not appropriately involved, was something that I was simply not going to allow to go unaddressed", Holder said.
Johnson's widow was "balled up" in the vehicle, distraught after learning she would not be able to see her husband in an open casket, Wilson said.
The calls followed Trump's claims Monday and Tuesday that his Democratic predecessor, President Barack Obama, had not often made such calls to families. He said Tuesday: "I think I've called every family of someone who's died" while suggesting past presidents had not.
Mr Kelly was the highest-ranking military official to lose a child in the Iraq or Afghanistan wars. You could ask other people.
Sarfraz Bugti said that Pakistan will take the war against terrorists and their facilitators to their ultimate conclusion. The minister further stated that fronesic team from Lahore will come tomorrow to further investigate this incident.
Cleverley kept his cool to fire into the roof of the net following a few shots that ricocheted around the box and triggered panic. Watford striker Richarlison faces a ban after his penalty won in victory over Arsenal .
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Indeed, many companies are now developing security patches, which you should immediately download as soon as they're available. Microsoft says that it released a security fix on October 10, so anyone on the latest version of Windows 10 will be protected.
The Pasquotank County Sheriff's Department and the State Bureau of Investigation are investigating the incident. The prison, which had 729 inmates on Thursday, was locked down, as were nearby schools .
Six AK-47 rifles, a nine-mm pistol, almost 500 rounds of cartridges, explosives and bombs were recovered from the spot later. The people of the hills are peace-loving, they are not with Gurung and his politics of violence and bloodshed.
Susan Collins explaining her vote against Obamacare repeal bills: It was designed "behind closed doors" and "by 13 men" btw. Had Collins made a decision to run for governor she would have joined a crowded field to replace two-term Republican Gov.
The first two games of the series will be played in the United Arab Emirates which remains the adapted home of Pakistan . That Sri Lanka will tour for the match was confirmed earlier in the day by PCB chief Najam Sethi.
On the previous hearing the court had issued non-bailable arrest warrants against them yet they skipped the hearing on Monday. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz workers obstructed the path of the vehicle carrying Safdar as they lay on the road.
Meanwhile, op-eds and letters to the editor register Indigenous people's objections to Columbus as worthy of commemoration. Norwalk police said they are investigating vandalism of a statue of Columbus , but did not release any other details.
You can also change your console language to select right-to-left languages - Arabic & Hebrew - in the Xbox Settings menu. Microsoft director of product management Albert Penello is also optimistic about the Xbox One's chances this holiday...
Shortly after she attacked the actor, Rose McGowan claimed she had been temporarily banned from posting anything on Twitter. In other tweets McGowan claimed she had "begged" Amazon studios to take action but they had neglected to act.
Joe's famous exes include Gigi Hadid, who split with him to get with Zayn Malik, Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato and Ashley Greene. Jonas, 28, shared a photo of their hands and Turner's large, new engagement ring with the caption, " She said yes ".
"So join me while I raise a glass to the Sonos One , the company's first music player with Alexa built natively into the corpus". Sonos engineered the light and the microphone into the same circuit so that it's impossible for one to be on without the other.
Surface Book 2 models come with Intel's eight-gen Core CPU, up to 16GB of RAM, and up to NVIDIA GeForce 1060 graphics inside. The company claims that the Surface Book 2 offers "five-times" better graphics performance as opposed to its predecessor .
That has Wall Street a bit anxious about the company's Model 3 production ramp, which has already encountered issues. Juan Maldonado, a production worker, told the paper that he was sacked last week after close to four years at Tesla.
Trump has said all options-including military-are on the table to stop Kim, and the White House ruled out talks with Pyongyang. There is also the possibility the regime may test a previously unseen missile, as it has done multiple times this year.
Both the terrorists were first asked to surrender but instead they started firing, compelling the troops to retaliate. When they received intel about presence of terrorists in Litter, RR, CRPF and SOG launched a joint operation.
After the meeting in July, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson referred to Trump as a "moron", according to NBC . It was the second time in a week that NBC had referenced the July meeting. "Bad for country!" he tweeted .
According to Rocket News 24 , the name "Game Boy" wasn't actually part of the trademark filing, but that image is unmistakable. Could this mean a Game Boy Classic Mini will be Nintendo's 2018 retro console release rather than then N64? Let's review.
Trump's list was criticised by Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi , the respective Democratic leaders in the Senate and House. The two Democratic leaders had previously agreed to an immigration deal with Trump that would offer DACA protections.