TRUMP: ‘ASK GENERAL KELLY’ IF OBAMA
CALLED AFTER SON KICKED THE BUCKET
Trump: ‘Ask General Kelly’ Obama Called Son Kicked Bucket Afghanistan
Donald Trump on Tuesday multiplied down on his claim that Barack Obama did not routinely call the groups of servicemen and ladies killed in fight. He likewise cautioned John McCain, an enlivened war saint with whom he has conflicted some time recently, that he may “battle back” after the congressperson said America’s “administration and goals are truant”.
Concerning’s contacts with the groups of fallen troops, Trump guided request to his head of staff. John Kelly’s child, similar to the resigned general a US marine, kicked the bucket in Afghanistan in 2010.
“I think I’ve called each group of somebody who’s kicked the bucket,” Trump disclosed to Brian Kilmeade of Fox News Radio. “To the extent different agents, I don’t have the foggiest idea. You could ask General Kelly, did he get a call from Obama?”
A White House official told the Associated Press Obama did not call Kelly. The authority did not promptly react to inquiries concerning whether the previous president connected in another mold.
The AP additionally announced, in any case, that White House guest records indicated Kelly went to a breakfast Obama facilitated for Gold Star families a half year after his child kicked the bucket. A man acquainted with the breakfast – talking on state of namelessness in light of the fact that the occasion was private – said the Kelly family sat at Michelle Obama’s table.
Obama associates said it was hard to decide if he had additionally called Kelly, and when. Be that as it may, the previous Obama representative Ned Price responded irately to Trump’s remarks.
“Kelly, a man of respect and fairness, should stop this asinine brutality,” Price tweeted. “He saw very close exactly how – and how much – Obama looked after the fallen’s families.”
Trump initially made the claim in a question and answer session in the White House Rose Garden on Monday, when he was inquired as to why he had not yet remarked freely around four uncommon powers fighters who were killed in Niger a week ago.
“On the off chance that you take a gander at President Obama and different presidents, the vast majority of them didn’t influence calls,” To trump said. “A considerable measure of them didn’t make calls. I get a kick out of the chance to call when it’s suitable.”