President Trump Denies Claims About Inconsiderate Comment To Fallen Soldier's Widow

Myeshia Johnson widow of Sgt. La David Johnson cries on her slain husband’s casket

Washington, D.C. (U.S.), Oct 19 (ANI): President Donald Trump denied accusations by Democratic Congresswoman Frederica Wilson who called the president. While she would not go into detail with the news outlet, she said that Wilson was accurate in what she relayed about the conversation.

"[The family] don't know why he was separated from the other soldiers", she said.

When Trump called, Myeshia had recently found out that her husband would not receive an open-casket funeral because of the condition of his body.

Johnson's aunt said Trump showed "disrespect" to the soldier's loved ones.

His family and Ms Wilson are raising money for a scholarship towards college education for his children.

The brother of a Marine from ME who was killed in the crash of an Osprey aircraft says President Donald Trump never reached out to the family, either by letter or phone call. La David Johnson in a leadership class as a child. President Donald Trump told the widow that her husband "knew what he signed up for", according to Rep. Frederica Wilson, who said she heard part of the conversation on speakerphone.

Sergeant La David Johnson was killed in an ambush in Niger on October 4 and his body was repatriated to Miami on Tuesday, before which Mr Trump called the soldier's pregnant wife Myeshia, mother to his two children, for a five-minute phone call. Nobody can get the answers, and until we get those answers.

"This could turn out to be another Benghazi, and I have asked for an investigation".

"There was no reason for the President to be so insensitive, not only to the family of this soldier, but the impervious rhetoric is disrespectful to the family of every soldier that has paid the ultimate price of freedom", she said.

The father of another Green Beret killed in Niger says the president called him and was cordial during the call.

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly stands next to the podium while speaking to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017.

"The hardest job he has is making calls like that".

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