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:



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