Chief of Staff John Kelly Defends President Trump Against 'Selfish' Congresswoman

 

 

 

 

 

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly called a special press conference yesterday and said he was “stunned” and “broken-hearted” after a condolence call President Trump made to the widow of a fallen soldier was turned into a political spectacle.

Kelly condemned Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-Florida) for listening to that phone call and then criticizing the president's tone in the press.

He said: “It stuns me that a member of Congress would have listened in on that conversation. I thought at least that was sacred.”

Kelly said Trump came to him to ask what to say to a woman whose husband was killed in Niger, in the line of duty. He told the President what General Joseph Dunford told him when his own son died in combat: That "he was doing exactly what he wanted to do … he knew what he was getting into."  DAILY MAIL LINK

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