Gold Star Wife Natasha De Alencar Shares Audio of President Trump's Call

by Garry Watts October 22, 2017, 0:35
Gold Star Wife Natasha De Alencar Shares Audio of President Trump's Call

"What a terrible thing, except that he's an unbelievable hero", Trump told her in the call about her husband Army Staff Sgt. Mark R. De Alencar, which The Washington Post released. During the chat, Trump is heard saying how sorry he was about the "whole situation".

"What a disgusting thing, except that he's an unbelievable hero", Trump continued in his conversation on phone.

The report said that the email exchange came hours after the president said in a Fox News Radio interview Tuesday that he had called almost all of the families of those killed since he took office.

Trump: "Everyone told me how great fought".

Trump: and just an unbelievable, an awesome guy, and I wanted to call you and tell you that he's a great hero.

Natasha De Alencar, who turned on the speakerphone so that her daughter could record the conversation, tells the Post that she felt she was talking to a "regular" human. "I like to call when it's appropriate, when I think I'm able to do it", said President Trump.

"It was a moment of niceness that we needed because we were going through hell", De Alencar said.

She added that she made a decision to release the recording because "the question was being asked (from reporters) ... there was no better way of seeing it than showing it". Florida Democrat Rep. Frederica Wilson said Trump told the widow "you know that this could happen when you signed up for it. but it still hurts".

Trump has come under fire for going close to two weeks without making any kind of public comment on the deaths of US soldiers killed in an ambush in Niger, a suspected ISIS attack.

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The father of a slain U.S. serviceman told CNN he believes critics of President Donald Trump's reported comments to a soldier's widow mistook his intended meaning. "I don't know", he said of past calls.

Trump has denied the allegation. Of those who would address the question, more said they had not heard from Trump than said they did. "Sad!" he wrote on Twitter.

Wilson did not back down from her account, suggesting that Trump "never wants to take ownership" of a mistake.

Sgt. La David Johnson was one of four American military personnel killed almost two weeks ago whose families had not heard from Trump until Tuesday. "I was in the vehicle and I heard the full conversation". He's cold-hearted and he feels no pity or sympathy for anyone.

President Donald Trump is attacking a Democratic congresswoman who accused him of being insensitive to the widow of an Army sergeant killed in Niger. This is a young woman.

Jodie Missildine's 20-year-old stepson, Alex Missildine, was killed October 1 when an IED exploded near his vehicle in Ninawa Province, Iraq.

Mohler indicated in the email, according to the report, that he provided the information in response to a request from White House staff.

"Disappointed that he at least didn't call and thank me for my son and our ultimate sacrifice", Hunter said.

In contrast, Trump called to comfort Eddie and Aldene Lee about 10 days after their Army son was killed in an explosion while on patrol in Iraq in April. "He was doing exactly what he wanted to do when he was killed", he recalled.

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