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'He Knew What He Signed Up For,' Trump Reportedly Tells Wife Of Fallen US Soldier

By Mustafa Gatollari

25-year-old US Army Sergeant La David T. Johnston was ambushed in Niger on October 4th, and was sadly killed in the attack. His body was recently flown back for a ceremonial homecoming, where he was saluted by fellow soldiers, friends, and family, including his pregnant wife and two children.

President Trump reportedly spoke with Myeshia Johnson on the phone, the fallen soldier's wife, as her and her family drove to the airport along with U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson from Miami Gardens. What Wilson allegedly heard Trump tell Johnson over speakerphone during the car ride first shocked then angered her.

"he knew what he signed up for … but when it happens it hurts anyway..."