Myeshia Johnson, Soldier's Widow, Says Trump Couldn't Remember Husband's Name

Myeshia Johnson cries over the casket in Miami of her husband Sgt La David Johnson who was killed in an ambush in Niger

La David Johnson, told Good Morning America on Monday that Trump, in a condolence call, said her husband "knew what he signed up for". Johnson says a purported Facebook post that circulated with her name slamming a Democratic congresswoman is fake, according to a news report. La David Johnson, 25, Staff Sgt. Bryan Black, 35, Staff Sgt. Jeremiah Johnson, 39, and Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright, 29 - were killed in the ambush.

Trump denied Wilson's description of the call last week, but Johnson on Monday said the congresswoman's account "was not fabricated".

His tweet came shortly after Myeshia Johnson, the widow of Sgt.

But Johnson's widow confirmed Wilson's account of the conversation she had with Trump and her reaction to it.

On the day of Johnson's funeral, the president continued to tweet about Rep. Wilson, calling her "wacky", which many found the height of disrespect as well as a distraction from the unusual circumstances surrounding Johnson's death.

The deal took place while Clinton was secretary of State, but her campaign and former State Department officials have said she was not involved in the approval process. "I had a very respectful conversation with the widow of Sgt". "Why couldn't I see my husband?"


Johnson and three other soldiers, as well as five Nigerian soldiers, died October 4 in Niger when they were attacked by militants tied to the Islamic State.

Trump's broadside came a day after the White House defended Chief of Staff John F. Kelly after he mischaracterized Wilson's remarks at a 2015 Federal Bureau of Investigation building dedication and called her an "empty barrel" making noise.

"They won't show me a finger, a hand".

"The timeline we have is the first indicator that the unit called for external support until an hour later", he said, explaining that it's unclear whether the soldiers felt they were able to handle the attack until then. I don't know what's in that box. "I don't know anything". He said he was incensed that Wilson revealed details of what he deemed to be a "sacred" conversation.

When asked on GMA if she wanted to say anything to Trump, Myeshia Johnson said she has "nothing to say". "A couple of days later is when they told me he went from missing to killed in action". "I heard him stumbling on trying to remember my husband's name, and that hurt me the most because if my husband is out here fighting for our country and he risks his life for our country, why can't you remember his name?"

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