"I mean, you could ask Gen. Kelly did he get a call from Obama".
President Obama breaks record for pardons during his tenure in the White House.
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 made this claim while explaining why he had not yet made a statement about the four US special-forces who had died on October 4 in Niger during a deadly ambush by dozens of Islamic extremists.
"As far as other representatives, I don't know", Trump told Fox News radio host Brian Kilmeade.
"He's a deranged animal", Alyssa Mastromonaco, a former deputy chief of staff to President Obama, tweeted about President Trump. "Obama and other presidents" most certainly made calls.
Kelly's son Robert died in combat in 2010 in Afghanistan when he stepped on a bomb.
Retired General Martin E. Dempsey, the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, confirmed these contacts, tweeting: "POTUS 43 & 44 and first ladies cared deeply, worked tirelessly for the serving, the fallen, and their families".
Something Rachel said on the show last night struck me as important.
Trump's remarks Monday marked the first time he's commented at all - in person or on Twitter - about the Green Berets and U.S. support personnel who were slain around the October 4 raid. I don't know what (George W) Bush did.
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 think that the inattention to this issue is not acceptable", Reed told CNN.
Kelly and his wife, Karen Hernest Kelly, attended a 2011 Memorial Day breakfast for Gold Star families, those men and women whose children were killed in action, according to an aide, speaking on background.
On Tuesday, Trump bragged about calling loved ones from all those killed in action during his presidency.
"I will, at some point during the period of time, call the parents and the families - because I have done that, traditionally", he added. "Other presidents did not call, they'd write letters. I don't know. That's what I was told", Trump added. All you have to do is ask the military people, but I believe his policy was somewhat different than my policy. Kelly also has not responded to a direct request from comment from CNN. Trump's comments were misleading and inaccurate, and when he was pressed about them later in the news conference, he tried to backtrack.
Will you be picking up Doom on Nintendo Switch? Speaking of multiplayer, there will not be split screen co-op for the game. The Switch port includes the full game: single-player campaign, arcade mode, multiplayer and all DLC.
A Coast Guard helicopter, along with Coast Guard vessels and boats from local agencies, continued looking for the missing worker. Clovelly is the only oil company operating in Lake Pontchartrain , according to its former president, Harald Werner.
Factory output recorded a muted 0.9 per cent growth in July 2017, which was the first month after GST implementation. As food prices remained steady, the country's retail inflation also remained flat at 3.28% in September.
But for parents who don't want to review everything in advance, the option to set pre-approved spending limits is available, too. If there's a mistake in ordering, parents will be able to cancel and return any item as long as it meets Amazon's policies.
Donald Trump's first wife is refusing to even utter the name of wife No. 2, referring to Maples only as a "showgirl". She declined to talk about the 2005 "Access Hollywood" tape, saying, "I don't want to go into it".
The King expressed his desire to continue cooperation with Russian Federation to maintain stability in the oil market. At the core of Saudi Arabia's regional woes is its rival Iran, which is backed by Russian Federation .
The carrier adds that less that less than 1% of users with this plan use over 5GB of data when traveling to Canada and Mexico. The mobile carrier said that it wants to improve and make a decision to "prevent usage beyond the intent of the product ".
Under the Reagan Administration, the USA quit UNESCO in 1984, at the time accusing the agency of a pro- Soviet Union bias. Netanyahu accused UNESCO of "becoming a Theater of Absurd because instead of preserving history, it twists it".
However he will not sleep at Buckingham Palace as the guest of the Queen, and there will not be a glitzy banquet in his honour. There'd been threats of protests if the United States president was given the full VIP treatment.
This document lists 20 guiding principles that define religious freedom and how the government should correspondingly act . Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued two memos this week that critics say put the rights of the LGBTQ community at risk.
The Department of Health and Human Services says that 99.9% of women won't be affected by the new rule, which makes it ok. The religious exemption would cover a religious affiliated nonprofit employer, such as a church, school or charity.
Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock meant to spray giant jet fuel tanks with bullets according to a Las Vegas Review Journal report. It should be noted that even President Obama's daughter Malia was even in attendance at Lollapalooza .
The audience chuckles awkwardly as he makes a mockery of the accent, but we can't deal, and neither can Twitter. Trump replied: "We have the world's great military people in this room, I will tell you that".
The Pixel 2 XL will let you insert augmented reality virtual stickers that you can add into either photographs or videos. Basically, you point the Pixel's camera to, say, an event poster which contains a phone number and an email address.
A USA military official said that a military hostage team had flown to Pakistan Wednesday prepared to fly the family out. Boyle gave The Associated Press a handwritten statement expressing disagreement with USA foreign policy.
The victim, a 62-year-old man who has not been publicly identified, was treated for minor injuries in the stadium, police said. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police issued an arrest warrant for 26-year-old Kyle Adam Maraghy in connection with the assault.
The stock of Bank of America Corp (NYSE: BAC ) has "Market Perform" rating given on Monday, May 16 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The financial services provider reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.02.
For its bottom-line boost, the company credited the success of its Galaxy S8 smartphone, along with strong memory-chip sales. Samsung had a great quarter, thanks mainly to the increasing demand for memory chips with large storage capacities.
The next couple of games went past within a blink of an eye, and Harrison soon found himself serving for the set at 5-3 up. The second semifinals match will feature Roger Federer , who faces Juan Martin del Potro for the 23rd time in his career.
Seoul says North Korea has repeatedly staged cyberattacks on South Korean business and government websites. Cheol-hee is a member of the South Korea's ruling party, and sits on the parliament's defence committee.
In came Kenley Jansen, looking to end the series, the Dodgers closer started the inning off by striking out Grégor Blanco. Yu Darvish gave the Dodgers everything he had, allowing one run on five innings, allowing two hits and struck out seven.
In a bid to rally May, audience members gave her a standing ovation while she moved away from the microphone to clear her throat. But she defined the "British dream" for most people as the prospect that "their children will do better than themselves".