He also claimed, without merit, that his predecessors hadn't written or called the families of slain American troops during their tenures, though the tradition of presidents reaching out after USA servicemen are killed in action is long-established.
Trump was asked about his own failure to publicly address the deaths of four Green Berets, who were killed in Niger on October 4. Jack Reed, D-R.I., who also Tuesday said the administration has been forthcoming enough.
In an email to TPM, a former Obama White House official strongly disputed Trump's claim.
"President Obama, I think, probably did sometimes and maybe sometimes he didn't", Trump continued.
Here is one of those occasions, shared by AM Joy contributor Scott Dworkin, when the former president flew to DE at midnight in 2009 to meet with family members and pay his respects to 18 soldiers killed in Afghanistan.
"I don't know if he did", the president said.
On Monday, Trump was asked at a Rose Garden news conference: "Why haven't we heard anything from you so far about the soldiers that were killed in Niger?"
Mr Trump on Tuesday doubled down on his comments, saying reporters should ask his chief of staff, General John Kelly, if Mr Obama called him after his son, Robert Kelly, was killed by a landmine.
Freddy Ford, a spokesman for the ex-president, said Mr Bush wrote to "all the families of the fallen" while in office and called or met "hundreds if not thousands" of relatives.
"I like to make calls when it's appropriate", he added.
From our perusal of news reports and news databases, we could not find any contemporaneous evidence that Obama spoke about such calls or that the White House announced he had called families.
Stop the damn lying - you're the President. "Sometimes they call, sometimes they send a letter, other times they have the opportunity to meet family members in person".
"Her son was on life support, and from what I gathered and could tell, that his prognosis - that it was unlikely he would survive".
He added, "I'm not speaking for other people". "But they were written during the weekend. I can tell you, my policy is I have called every one of them".
George W. Bush also wrote letters to families of troops killed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, which began during his tenure. Kelly also has not responded to a direct request from comment from CNN.
Obviously we all know what an iPhone X looks like but this video is most interesting because of the iPhone X wallpaper shown. Analysts have been claiming that a lot of people will upgrade to the iPhone X and it has been referred as a super cycle.
Sharif is scheduled to appear in provincial court for a bail hearing on the sworn charges on Tuesday morning. He has since been released from hospital and is recovering from stab wounds to the face and head.
Virgin Islands through Sunday. "Things that will at least make them feel slightly better, or less worried or anxious", he said. Activists also shared their appreciation for Cruz, with many sharing photos of the leader with victims of the storm.
Mobile Without Borders is an incredible benefit and allows customers to stay connected when traveling in Canada and Mexico. Either way, T-Mobile says that less than 1 percent of users who travel to either country use over 5GB in a month.
Feinstein also announced the run on Twitter, using an unverified account that remained dormant since 2013. Kamala Harris, California's other senator, released a statement supporting Feinstein's reelection bid.
The time made her the second-fastest American marathoner in history behind only Deena Kastor, who clocked 2:19.36 in 2006. Rupp has competed in three Olympic events, medaling in the 10,000 meters in London's 2012 Olympics.
Gee-sung stepped down after it become know he was allegedly involved in Lee's bribery scandal, according to Reuters . Kwon's current term ends on March 2018 but said he wouldn't be seeking a re-election at that point in time.
He said he has ordered Israeli diplomats to prepare Israel's withdrawal from the organisation in concert with the Americans. Just hours after that vote, the US chose to cut its payments to UNESCO, while still maintaining its membership.
And more trusting parents can elect to sidestep the per-item approval process and simply set an overall maximum budget. Parents can review each item, its cost and the payment method being used before finalizing the transaction.
Mourinho and United will finally get their chance to send out a similar message after the worldwide break. Fans can bring their official club shirt to be printed with a Premier League player's name - for free.
Mark Reuss, GM's chief of global product development, talked about the company's new course at a media event in MI on Monday. As of 3 pm EDT, GM's shares were trading at $42.19, up about 4.5% from Friday's close.
Trump's UK Trip Downgraded After Pushback
It was immediately criticised as a breach of convention , as state visits are usually reserved for a president's second term. After inspecting a Guard of Honour, the visiting party then travels in a carriage procession to Buckingham Palace.
What can you now order through Facebook?
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Ellison on Eminem's Anti-Trump Rap
Here, Eminem accuses Mr Trump of double standards. "That's not disrespecting the military", the star adds. Eminem also refers to Trump as "a kamikaze that'll probably cause a nuclear holocaust".
Australia crushes India in 2nd T20, levels series
Austrlaia has such players who can run a solo win like Aron Finch, David Warner , Glean Maxwell and Marcus Stoinis. Behrendorff landed the ball on length as Kohli looked to flick it on the leg for a run.
Twitter will soon let you save Tweets by bookmarking them
Shah noted that now there are many ways that people save tweets such as bookmarking it with a heart and even retweeting it. Twitter's move to add bookmarking to its service comes just weeks after the company began to test longer tweets .
Angelina Jolie willing to act as bait to catch Joseph Kony
She replied that Pitt was "being supportive" and that they should "discuss logistics", however the trip seemingly did not happen. However the plan reportedly fizzled out, and Jolie did not reply to several emails from Ocampo. 'Can Brad go with you?' Mmhm.
France on brink of World Cup
That result meant that France went into their match with Bulgaria two points behind the Swedes at the top of the Group. In the second half, Michy Batshuayi equalised before Jan Vertonghen put Belgium in front.
TODAY'S FORECAST: Sunny, high near 70
Wednesday Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Otherwise, there will be increasing cloudiness, with a low around 59 and a south wind at around five miles per hour .
Walmart Just Leaked Google's Stuff A Day Early
The inventory page also details 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB capacities, which is the same as what was leaked by Droid-Life last month. As Google's latest product launch event draws ever nearer, the rumors surrounding it occur more frequently too.
Vietnam manufacturing PMI uplifts in September
New business has risen continuously since November 2016, and the latest increase was the strongest for 31 months. "The rate of expansion in new export orders also quickened in September", the Nikkei's IHS Markit reported.