Pressed on that statement later, he said of Mr Obama: "I was told that he didn't often, and a lot of presidents don't".
Not only did Obama call to pay his respects to the fallen when he was president, but he did it in person on numberous occasions.
Kelly's son Robert died in combat in 2010 in Afghanistan when he stepped on a bomb. General Marty Dempsey said both Presidents Bush and Obama as well as the First Ladies "cared deeply and worked tirelessly" for soldiers.
Just when we thought the bar couldn't sink any lower for this president, Donald Trump rises to the occasion and proves us all wrong.
According to CBS News, former deputy chief of staff for operations under Obama called Trump's claim a "f-ing lie".
"Now, as far as other representatives, I don't know", he continued. After saying he had written letters to the families and planned to call them next week, he criticized former presidents. "I like to call when it's appropriate".
The specifics regarding the Kellys aside, Trump's attack on Obama for supposedly disrespecting a Gold Star family is rich, given his own attacks on a Gold Star family during the presidential campaign. "The hardest thing for me to do is [make those calls]", Trump said.
Mr Obama's foreign policy advisor Ben Rhodes called it an "outrageous" lie and reminded followers when Mr Trump mocked a Gold Star family previous year on the campaign trail - Khizr and Ghazala Khan, whose son Humayun was killed in 2004 in Iraq.
"Her son was on life support, and from what I gathered and could tell, that his prognosis - that it was unlikely he would survive". I am not speaking for other people. "Also", Rhodes added, "Obama never attacked a Gold Star family". "All I can do - all I can do is ask my generals", he said. "They've been sent, or they're going out tonight", the president told reporters.
Earnest, now an MSNBC commentator, told the network that past Republican and Democratic presidents had recognized their duty to honor soldiers' sacrifices and not highlight their own actions.
White supremacists beat Black schoolteacher DeAndre Harris in a parking garage in Charlottesville on August 12, 2017 . Police said an update on Harris's case will be provided once the 20-year-old Suffolk man is arrested.
Westbrook was not giving any indication about which direction he was leaning in regards to the contract extension. By Mayor Mick Cornett's official proclamation: From this day forward, Every Day is Russell Westbrook Day.
The API (American Petroleum Institute) is scheduled to release its weekly crude oil inventory report on Wednesday, October 11. News of the outage sent USA gasoline margins RBc1-CLc1 up as much as 4.4 percent to a session high of $16.62 a barrel.
Rodgers scrambled two plays earlier, on third-and-8, for 18 yards eschewing Mason Crosby and a potential game-tying field goal. First, the aforementioned Aaron Jones shined in his first career start , finishing with 19 carries, 125 yards and a touchdown.
If Google releases its own Echo Show competitor, the company would finally be able to deliver a YouTube experience that it wants. These buttons are hockey puck shaped devices that you can use to play various games alongside an Alexa enabled device.
The mobile of the shooter are unknown at this stage of the investigation, but the police evokes for the time being a "lone wolf". Investigators want to know if Paddock's girlfriend, Marilou Danley , has information that can explain what sparked the massacre.
Besides the AK 47 rifles and pistols, some grenades were also recovered from the possession of the militants, said officials. As the militants entered the camp's administrative block, they were surrounded by the forces, police said.
The company T-Mobile has provided the information about usage breakdowns on its official website that is visible to all people. Additionally, you may have fewer data to enjoy with on the off chance that you aren't subscribed to an unlimited plan.
Post their semifinal finish in 2007, Ghana have not been at their best and have qualified only twice in their last seven attempts. An undaunted Luis Norton de Matos promised no let-up in India's approach against Colombia in their Group A match here on Monday.
As if that was not enough, Karunaratne put on 59 for the sixth wicket with Dilruwan Perera, who scored a polished 58. It was one bad day which cost Pakistan the first Test; not even that, it was probably a couple of bad sessions.
NFL Investigating Horrific Panthers Fan Assault
The Panthers responded with a news release saying they "are committed to a fan-friendly and family-friendly stadium experience". Charlotte-Mecklenburg police issued an arrest warrant for 26-year-old Kyle Adam Maraghy in connection with the assault.
'The Last Jedi' Trailer: Will Rey Turn to the Dark Side?
Well, we can help you out, which is a good thing because this is probably only the beginning of the porg-volution. It was confirmed over the weekend that the second Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer is going to be released soon.
Google Assistant App Is Now Available On The Play Store
You can still access your Assistant by pressing and holding down your home button or by simply saying, " Ok Google ". Developers can now submit Assistant apps, aka Google Assistant Actions, which perform payment transactions.
US Expels 15 Cuban Diplomats, Draw Protest From Havana
State Department's measures as excessive and alerted how unsafe it would be for the normalization process of bilateral relations. Embassy could be severely injured in Cuba and the Cuban government not know anything about it is ridiculous", he added.