Slain soldier's widow explains why Trump's call made her angry and sad

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La David Johnson, told Good Morning America on Monday that Trump, in a condolence call, said her husband "knew what he signed up for". She said his phone call made "me cry even worse".

President Donald Trump said he had a "respectful" conversation with the widow of Sgt.

She said that's when Trump told her, "he knew what he signed up for but it hurts anyways". La David Johnson, who was killed in action in Niger.

Wilson told NBC Miami on Tuesday that Trump's call was "insensitive", saying, "Everyone knows when you go to war you could possibly not come back alive, but you don't remind a grieving widow of that".

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

Johnson was one of four USA military personnel killed in Niger earlier this month in an ambush. Trump in other tweets called her "wacky" and accused her of "SECRETLY" listening to the phone call.

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"It made me cry, because I was very angry at the tone in his voice and how he said it", Myeshia Johnson said, adding that the president seemed to only know her husband's name because he had a report in front of him. 'You are putting his widow in the awful position of having to fight for her dignity when she should be concentrating on taking care of herself, her health, her two children, and the one on the way.

He said: 'It stuns me that a member of congress would have listened in on that conversation.

In an interview with "Good Morning America" Monday, Myeshia Johnson said that Wilson's version of the phone call was "100 percent correct". Wilson was riding with Johnson's family to meet the body and heard the call on speakerphone.

La David Johnson, and three other USA soldiers, were killed in combat in Niger on October 4 after ISIS-linked militants attacked them, according to the Associated Press. I know my husband's body from head to toe. Trump tweeted that Wilson "fabricated" his statement and the fight escalated through the week.

Johnson's GMA appearance comes during a swirling political debate over the circumstances of the death of her husband and three other U.S. soldiers in Niger.

When asked on GMA if she wanted to say anything to Trump, Myeshia Johnson said she has "nothing to say". "And that's what hurt me the most, because if my husband is out here fighting for our country and he risked his life for our country", she said.

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