REPORT: Obama never phoned Gen. John Kelly over his son’s death in Afghanistan

Posted at 12:13 pm on October 17, 2017 by Greg P.

President Donald Trump took questions earlier today and the subject of his calls to the families of fallen soldiers came up again, but this time the president had a question of his own for the media:

Reporters quickly jumped on the president for bringing chief of staff John Kelly, who lost his son in Afghanistan in 2010, into the mix:

But it seems pretty clear from the latest out of the White House that Gen. Kelly is the one now confirming that Obama never called.

NBC News:

Fox News:


Now let’s see if we can make this a three-day story.

Update. It will be a three-day story. Now there are reports that Sarah Huckabee Sanders was the WH official speaking off-the-record:

And two, Kelly reportedly sat at Obama’s table during a 2011 Gold Star families event: