1. Update, 3:10 p.m. ET Wednesday: White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said that there are no recordings of the president's conversation with Myeshia Johnson.
  2. The president said on Wednesday morning that he has proof he never told Myeshia Johnson that her husband "knew what he signed up for" during a phone call one day earlier. His statement sparked speculation that he might have recorded the call.
  3. Sanders said there was no recording, but that other White House officials were in the room when Trump called Myeshia Johnson. Among them was White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, she said.
  4. She said that "multiple people in the room believe that the president was completely respectful (and) very sympathetic."
  5. She declined to say whether or not the president said that La David Johnson "knew what he signed up for."
  6. "I'm not going to get into the back and forth," she said. "(The president) took the time to call and express his condolences ... and frankly I think it's a disgrace of the media to portray an act of kindness like that and try to make it into something different."
  7. Update, 12:39 p.m. ET Wednesday: President Donald Trump on Wednesday afternoon staunchly denied an account by a congresswoman and the family of a fallen U.S. Army soldier that claimed the president told the soldier’s widow that her husband “knew what he signed up for” before his death.
  8. U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Florida, first spoke about the comment, which she said was made during a call Tuesday to La David Johnson’s widow, Myeshia Johnson.
  9. “I didn’t say what that congresswoman said – didn’t say it at all,” the president told reporters Wednesday. “I did not say what she said, and I’d like her to make the statement again because I did not say what she said.”
  10. Wilson said Trump told Myeshia Johnson that her husband “knew what he signed up for” in a phone call put on speakerphone as she, Wilson and others headed to Miami International Airport on Tuesday to meet the body of La David Johnson.
  11. “She knows it and she now is not saying it,” Trump said. “I had a very nice conversation with the woman, the wife, who sounded like a lovely woman.”
  12. Despite the president’s claim, Wilson has not backed down from her account. She highlighted her position on Twitter shortly after Trump spoke.
  13. UPDATE, 12:08 p.m. ET Wednesday: The family of a fallen U.S. Army soldier killed earlier this month in an ambush in Niger on Wednesday confirmed that President Donald Trump told the soldier’s widow that her husband “knew what he signed up for.”
    “Yes the statement is true,” Cowanda Jones-Johnson, the mother of slain Sgt. La David Johnson, told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
  14. U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Florida, first spoke about the comment, which she said was made during a call Tuesday to La David Johnson’s widow, Myeshia Johnson. The president had called Myeshia Johnson as she, Wilson and others were on their way to Miami International Airport, to meet the body of La David Johnson.
  15. Trump has denied the report.
  16. “I was in the car and I heard the full conversation,” Jones-Johnson told the AP, adding that the president disrespected her son, her daughter-in-law and her husband.
  17. The president said Wednesday that he had proof that he didn’t tell Myeshia Johnson that her husband “knew what he signed up for,” although he did not elaborate.
  18. UPDATE, 11:22 a.m. ET Wednesday: U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Florida, said on Wednesday morning that she was not the only one to hear President Donald Trump tell the widow of a fallen soldier that her husband “knew what he signed up for” after the president accused her of lying about her account.
  19. “(I) was not the only one who heard and was dismayed by his insensitive remarks,” Wilson wrote in a tweet Wednesday morning.
  20. Wilson told CNN that Trump was on speakerphone when he made the remark Tuesday to Myeshia Johnson, the widow of U.S. Army Sgt. La David Johnson. The president had called Myeshia Johnson as she, Wilson and others were on their way to Miami International Airport, to meet the body of La David Johnson.
  21. La David Johnson was one of four Army soldiers killed earlier this month in an ambush in Niger.
  22. Wilson told CNN that Trump’s comments were overheard by others in the car, including the driver, the master sergeant, her press person and the widow’s aunt and uncle.
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