‘She Should Be Attacked’: Unhinged GOPer Sics His Followers on Fallen Soldier’s Widow

A former Republican congressman said that the widow of a fallen soldier killed in Niger “should be attacked” after she did an interview with “Good Morning America” revealing what President Donald Trump told her during a condolence call.

Myeshia Johnson confirmed Rep. Frederica Wilson’s account of her call with the president, who she said did not seem to remember her husband’s name and told her “he knew what he signed up for.”

Mostly, Johnson used the interview to demand answers for why her husband was killed, why he was separated from the other soldiers for two days after the ambush, and why she couldn’t see her husband’s body.

Ex-Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh, however, saw the interview as a political attack on his dear leader and called for his followers to “attack” the grieving expecting mother.

“I grieve 4 her loss,” he wrote. “I give thanks to her husband 4 his sacrifice. But now she’s gotten political. So she can be attacked like anyone else.”

“She goes public about a private call,” he added. “Shame on her. Now she should be attacked like any other partisan. Her choice.”

Walsh lost his seat in Congress after he criticized his Democratic opponent Tammy Duckworth, who lost both legs in a helicopter crash while serving in Iraq, for talking too much about her service.

“He couldn’t remember my husband’s name,” Johnson said of Trump’s phone call on GMA Monday. “I heard him stumbling on trying to remember my husband’s name, and that’s what hurt me the most because if my husband is out here fighting for our country and he risked his life for our country why can’t you remember his name.”

“That’s what made me upset and cry even more because my husband was an awesome soldier,” she said.

Johnson said that Trump’s tone made her “cry even worse.” Rep. Wilson previously said Johnson believed Trump sounded “sarcastic.”

“He knew what he signed up for but it hurts anyways,” Johnson said Trump told her. “And it made me cry because I was very angry at the tone in his voice and how he said it.”

While that will get most of the news coverage, Johnson was much more adamant about seeking answers from the military about what happened to her husband.

“I don’t know how he got killed, where he got killed or anything,” she said. “I don’t know that part; they never told me and that’s what I’ve been trying to find out since day one, since October fourth.”

She said that the military would not let her see her husband’s body before he was buried over the weekend.

“I need to see him so I will know that that is my husband,” she said. “They won’t show me a finger, a hand; I know my husband’s body from head-to-toe and they won’t let me see anything.”

“I don’t know what’s in that box,” she added. “It could be empty for all I know. I need to see my husband.”



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