Donald Trump Allegedly Told the Widow of a Soldier That He Knew What "He Signed Up For"
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Ten months into this presidency and there's one thing that seems obvious at this point: President Donald Trump doesn't do empathy well.
On Tuesday, Florida congresswoman Frederica Wilson revealed that she was in the room when Donald Trump called Myeshia Johnson, the widow of Sgt. La David T. Johnson, who was one of four U.S. service members killed in an ambush by militants in Niger on October 4th.
According to Wilson, in the conversation, which lasted three to five minutes, Trump told Johnson, multiple times, "But you know he must've known what he signed up for."
When speaking about the moment, Wilson said:
"Everyone knows when you go to war you could possibly not come back alive but you don't remind a grieving widow of that. That's so insensitive."