White House Not Denying President’s Words to Gold Star Widow

This photo provided by the U.S. Army Special Operations Command shows Sgt. La David Johnson, who was killed in an ambush in Niger. President Donald Trump told Johnson's widow, Myeshia Johnson, that her husband "knew what he signed up for," according to Rep. Frederica Wilson, who said she heard part of the conversation on speakerphone. In a Wednesday morning tweet, Trump said Wilson's description of the call was "fabricated." (U.S. Army Special Operations Command via AP)

This photo provided by the U.S. Army Special Operations Command shows Sgt. La David Johnson, who was killed in an ambush in Niger. President Donald Trump told Johnson’s widow, Myeshia Johnson, that her husband “knew what he signed up for,” according to Rep. Frederica Wilson, who said she heard part of the conversation on speakerphone. In a Wednesday morning tweet, Trump said Wilson’s description of the call was “fabricated.” (U.S. Army Special Operations Command via AP)

The White House does not deny the words the president used, but chastises Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) for what they believe is politicizing the death of a green beret. President Trump is said to have made the call in front of staffers who said he was respectful. More from White House Correspondent April Rya.