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Trump / Military Calls / Hunter Interview #1117217

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The reaction to what President Trump told the widow of Army Sgt. La David Johnson, who was killed in Niger, introduced. [Representative Frederica WILSON†- recounts what Trump told the grieving widow & he never called him by name.] Trump tweet in response quoted. [TRUMP - says I did not say what she {Wilson} said: I had a nice conversation with the woman.] [White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - defends the condolence call.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) An earlier phone conversation with Whitney Hunter, Gold Star widow of slain soldier Jonathan Whitney, presented; photos shown. [HUNTER - talks about her husband's personality, never receiving a phone call from the president, though she met with Vice President Mike Pence: it was an honor & it helped during the transfer, waiting for the condolence call from President Trump, her view of getting such a phone call, the risks of having a soldier husband, who made the most out of his military career.]

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