Kelly made false claim in dispute over call

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La David Johnson, one of four USA soldiers killed in Niger, took place on Saturday, his tragic death politicized by the president, who continues to feud with a Congresswoman who was close to the family. However, Wilson stood by her claims of what she alleges Trump said and made sure to note that Myeshia's name is Myeshia Johnson, not "the wife" or "the woman", as Trump called Myeshia. Sgt. Johnson and three comrades died October 4 in Africa when militants tied to the Islamic State attacked them.

La David Johnson said the phone call she received from President Donald Trump before meeting her husband's body at Dover Air Force Base made her more upset as the president struggled to remember her spouse's name.

Wilson, seen attending Johnson's funeral, said Kelly lied to her and should apologize to the American people.


The row had escalated when Mr Trump suggested that former President Barack Obama had not called the family of his chief of staff, General John Kelly, when their son was killed in Afghanistan. Trump defended himself on Twitter, arguing he said Sgt. Johnson's name right away and "without hesitation".

On Monday, Myeshia Johnson called Wilson's telling of the conversation "100 percent correct". While Trump has disputed the story - even claiming to have still-yet-to-be-produced "proof" to back it up - the White House has largely seemed to confirm that he said the things he has been accused of saying. "She is a highly respected Member of Congress who has demonstrated extremely competent leadership on a number of important issues, and we are especially proud of her fearless and uncompromising leadership to fight for the release of almost 300 Nigerian school girls who were kidnapped by the terrorist group Boko Haram".

Would you like to have an apology from John Kelly? "It made me cry, because I was very angry at the tone of his voice and couldn't remember my husband's name". "A couple of days later is when they told me he went from missing to killed in action". Johnson said everyone in the vehicle was listening to Trump's call. "I don't know what's in that box", she said. She wants to see his body to confirm it's him, but the military has not allowed that, she said. "I don't know anything".

She added, "They won't tell me".

Congresswoman Wilson told WPLG, a Miami TV station, she had heard the president's "insensitive" remarks on speakerphone. She also said he was "a loving and caring father and husband".

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