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Obama, Bush Aides Dispute Trump Claim They Paid Little Attention to Families of War Dead

Aides to the last two U.S. presidents are sharply disputing claims by President Donald Trump that they paid little attention to the families of fallen U.S. military personnel to offer sympathy and pay tribute for their service. Trump claimed Monday that “if you look at President Obama and other presidents, most of them didn’t make calls, a lot of them didn’t make calls.” But assistants to both former president Barack Obama and his predecessor, former president George W. Bush, say they both met with, called and wrote to hundreds, even…

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