The #socalledpresident just dug himself a deeper hole after attempting to explain his lengthy silence on the deaths of four American soldiers in Niger earlier this month.
Facing mounting criticism for his silence — while spending his time golfing and tweeting instead — Trump initially tried to spread a lie on Monday that former President Barack Obama and other predecessors didn’t call or write families of fallen service members. But Trump wasn’t done trying to throw his predecessors under the bus in order to make himself appear bigger.
Speaking with a Fox News radio host, he even politicized the death of his Chief of Staff John Kelly’s son in an attempt to knock Obama. “I think I’ve called every family of someone who’s died,” Trump said. “As far as other representatives, I don’t know. You could ask Gen. Kelly, did he get a call from Obama?” Kelly’s son, Robert, a Marine 2nd Lieutenant, was killed in 2010 while serving in Afghanistan.