Gold star father on president ‘disrespecting’ soldier’s widow: Trump’s words were misconstrued

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The father of a military man killed in action has spoken out to defend President Donald Trump against charges of insensitivity towards a gold star family.

Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson ran to the media to politicize a phone call the president had with the widow of Army Sgt. La David Johnson, where she claims President Trump told the woman that “He knew what he signed up for, but I guess it still hurt.”

Craig Gross, the father of Cpl. Frank Robert Gross who was killed in the Khost province of Afghanistan in 2011 by an IED, according to the Military Times, said that the president’s words have been “misconstrued.”

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“President Trump is doing a lot of good things as far as Gold Star families are concerned,” he told CNN’s Alisyn Camerota on Wednesday. “I believe that if you interviewed him personally, one on one, you would find that he is very, very empathetic and very compassionate, not only toward Gold Star families but also in regards to our active duty.”

Ryan Manion, the sister of 1st Lt. Travis Manion, who was killed during Operation Iraqi Freedom in2007, said that Gold Star families should not be politicized.

“I think at the end of the day, what we have to look at is the idea of politicizing Gold Star families,” she said. “What is important to Gold Star families is to make sure that their loved one’s service and legacy is remembered.”

The president has said, via Twitter, that he had proof that Wilson “totally fabricated what I said to the wife of a soldier who died in action.”

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