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Tom Hanks Says Trump's Comment To Soldier's Widow Was 'One Of The Biggest Cock-Ups On Earth'

Harriet Sinclair
Tom Hanks Says Trump's Comment To Soldier's Widow Was 'One Of The Biggest Cock-Ups On Earth'

In an interview with CNN on Sunday, actor Tom Hanks criticized a comment allegedly made by President Donald Trump to the widow of a U.S. soldier killed in Niger. During a phone call, the president reportedly told the wife of Army Sergeant La David Johnson that her husband “knew what he signed up for." It was a move that has been widely panned. Democratic Representative Frederica Wilson of Florida, who was in the car with Johnson’s widow when Trump called her, made the president's comments known, although he denied her version of events.