Skip to comments.Trump disputes Gold Star widow's account of phone call
Posted on 10/23/2017 6:57:07 AM PDT by EdnaMode
President Trump early Monday disputed the account of his phone call with a Gold Star widow, who provided a description of the call earlier that morning in an interview.
I had a very respectful conversation with the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, and spoke his name from beginning, without hesitation! Trump wrote on Twitter, referencing one of the Green Berets killed earlier this month in an ambush in Niger.
Donald J. Trump ✔ @realDonaldTrump I had a very respectful conversation with the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, and spoke his name from beginning, without hesitation! 8:30 AM - Oct 23, 2017
The presidents tweet comes after Myeshia Johnson during an interview on ABCs Good Morning America confirmed Rep. Frederica Wilsons (D-Fla.) description of the call.
What he said was yes the president said that he knew what he signed up for, but it hurts anyways. And I was it made me cry because I was very angry at the tone of his voice and how he said it. He couldnt remember my husbands name, Johnson told host George Stephanopoulos.
Trump denied Wilsons description of the call last week, but Johnson on Monday said the congresswomans account was not fabricated.
Whatever Ms. Wilson said was not fabricated, what she said was 100 percent correct, said Johnson.
Why would we fabricate something like that? she later added.
Wilson first provided her description of the call last Tuesday, saying Trump told the widow that her husband knew what he signed up for."
Trump repeatedly denied Wilson's version of the call, as did White House chief of staff John Kelly during a rare appearance on Thursday at the White House press briefing.
Why are the blacks the only ones bitching.
Its like this guy La whats his name was the only one in Niger.
Luckily some of us are smart enough to know that the things they are complaining about don’t mean anything. Nothing about it was offensive except that it is deeply offensive to be politicizing the condolence call from the president of the United States it’s absolutely outrageous.
..."shoulda picked our own cotton..." Keeps running through my mind....poster The_Republic_Of_Maine is right on the money....General Kelly's address to the W.H. Press was not only to the point and adult as to father to children....but the blow back from the liberal press and Blacks was to be expected from the integrity of Kelly's remarks....Rep. Wilson should be censured for politicizing Sgt. La David Johnson death via his widow.
General Kelly is more the wiser about his President's daily evisceration's from the merciless, anti-capitalists and government elitists who are using the widow Johnson as a pawn.
Long time friend of family. She ran a mentoring program in Miami and he went through that program.
They know no shame.
True scum, the left stoops to the lowest degree possible - one again. A repeat of the Khan bull. If he didn’t call, they would have made an issue of it, if he did call they made an issue of it.
I am sick of them. I hate them passionately.
‘parading the corpse for political gain.’
By the looks of the gofundme acct, there is monetary gain as well.
The saddest thing about this whole mess is that there are three other families affected by this tragedy in Niger.
Yet this clown and the family she is exploiting is getting all the attention, and disgracing the honor of a fallen soldier.
Left unsaid is that both Mrs. Johnson and empty-barrel Congressperson Wilson had to be stupid not to understand the context of what the president said. The proof is that they took his compliment of the soldier’s bravery as insensitivity; that is, if they’re being truthful.
This is why the media has to be taken on, on a daily basis. 9.9 out of 10 gold star families say Trump has been respectful and kind. But the media always finds one victim and uses them by portraying them as a majority. They have the megaphone to do this. Anyone remember the MSM trying to pimp the “Jersey Girls” as speaking for all 9/11 families in an effort to destroy Bush?
Despite other families releasing audio or coming forward to say Trump was gracious, the media ignores it. They got to this woman. Right now they are trying to get to the other three as well. And the cynicism is staggering. The media hates the military and privately celebrates each and every death as an opportunity to do what they are doing now.
Heaped on top of this all is the effort to destroy a four star marine general while insulating that rodeo clown from all criticism under an umbrella of racism. I would be angry but for the fact that rodeo clown has become the face of the democrat party. If that is the face they want, then have at it.
This is absolutely disgusting at this point. I say again the media must be destroyed and it must be made personal. Bannon should add the MSM to his list and get to them. He should make public every aspect of their lives. Where their children go to school, what they eat, drive and where they live. Make them pay the way they make anyone who disagrees with them pay.
I would say make John McCain pay as well but fate has intervened.
>>Why are the blacks the only ones bitching.<<
Not this week. Actually, two of the three black families I have seen have been supportive. But I get your larger point. There is a tribalism there so deep it’s astounding.
‘Is she related to the famous Trayvon Martin witness?’
Sir, that’s retarded.
"...Yes, YES, YES, YES, YES!!!!
It was a set up, pure and simple.
Dirt bags all around, save President Trump.
What kind of a creep who is a recent widow would bring in a dimwitted Congresswoman to eaves drop on a “personal” conversation with our President?
This woman is dripping with fury NOT at the Communist Maobama who sent her there, but at TRUMP! Sick stuff, just like at the Wellstone funeral.
I guess I missed that one.
Isn’t it against Florida law to listen-in on a call without telling the calling party?
So sad. All this is going to do is to make the president reluctant to make condolence calls to black mothers and widows.
In some states, only one of the parties involved needs to be aware of the eavesdropping, as silly as that sounds.
I do not believe Wilson was in the car or even near the call. The widow, or friend of the widow, was “angry” with the conversation (there is nothing Trump could have said because they hated him in the first place) so they made a call to Fredrika, about how Trump was so nasty and made the widow cry. Rather than the clown repeat heresay which is what it was, she claimed she “heard” the call. It’s a lie!
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