According to Frederica Wilson, a Florida Democrat elected to House of Representatives, president allegedly told soldier's widow that her husband "knew what he was committing to."
The body of David T. Johnson was repatriated Tuesday, October 17 at Miami Airport, Florida. While she was on her way to welcome her coffin, his wife, Myeshia Johnson, pregnant with ir third child, received a call from Donald Trump in car, reports Frederica Wilson.
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"I didn't hear whole phone conversation but I heard him say" I'm sure he knew what he was committing to, but it's still painful, "said parliamentarian on CNN. "This man is sick." He has a heart of stone and does not feel pity or sympathy for anyone. "She's a grieving widow," she indignant.Controversy with an elected Democrat from Florida
The chosen Democrat completely invented what I said to wife of a dead soldier in combat (and I have proof). Sad! Said, Donald Trump, Wednesday morning, on Twitter. A accusation denied by Frederica Wilson on CNN: I don't know what kind of evidence he's talking about. I was not only one in car, and I have evidence as well. »
The call, first reported on Tuesday night by Florida local press, stirred American chains on Wednesday morning, chosen one saying that widow had mostly been saddened that president did not know name of her husband. "She cried all time and when she hung up, she looked at me and said," He couldn't even remember his name. "" "That's what really hurt," said Frederica Wilson on MSNBC, denouncing "insensitive" remarks.
The American president had been criticized in recent days for not calling close relatives of four soldiers killed and n attracted an avalanche of reproaches, incorrectly asserting that his predecessor Barack Obama and or former leaders Americans had not called families of soldiers who had fallen in battle as tradition wants.
According to Associated Press agency, Donald Trump has already "forgotten" to call families of or American soldiers killed in battle.