Soldier’s widow releases recording of family’s call with Trump 

The widow of an Army staff sergeant who was killed in Afghanistan earlier this year shared her call with President Trump days after her husband’s death with The Washington Post.Natasha De Alencar, the widow of Army Staff Sgt. Mark De Alencar, who was killed in a firefight in Afghanistan in April, described her conversation with Trump as a “moment of niceness” during an otherwise turbulent and heart-wrenching time.“At that moment when my world was upside down and me and my kids didn’t know which way we were going, it felt like I was talking to just another regular human,” she told the Post. In a video of the call, Trump can be heard saying that he was sorry about the “whole situation” and telling De Alencar that her husband was “an unbelievable hero.”“If you’re around Washington, you come over and see me in the Oval Office,” Trump says later in the call. He then proceeds to ask about her children — five in all — and tells De Alencar to “tell them their father was a great hero that I respected.”De Alencar’s account of the phone call with Trump comes as the president faces criticism for his calls to the families of four Army soldiers who were killed in an ambush in Niger earlier this month.

Source: Soldier’s widow releases recording of family’s call with Trump | TheHill

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