The president's remarks about Kelly's son stemmed from criticism to his response time to the deaths of the four US soldiers killed in Niger earlier this month.
Trump accused U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson of lying about his conversation with fallen Miami Gardens soldier Sgt. "Corker hasn't called me, but if he'd like to visit, I'd be happy to talk to him and certainly see if we could get him back on board and do, frankly, what the people of Tennessee elected him to do", Sanders told Hewitt.
On Wednesday afternoon, Sanders continued to defend the president, calling the story and its aftermath a "disgrace of the media".
Sanders, asked if there are recordings: 'No but there were several people in the room from the administration who were on the call, including Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly'.
"I think to try to create something from that, that the congresswoman is doing, is frankly appalling and disgusting", she said. La David T. Johnson's widow, were "horrible" and "insensitive".
The Florida Democrat was in the auto during the call and was the first to tell reporters that Trump offended the family during the call.
Trump has accused players who kneel for the anthem of disrespecting the military, and has called for the National Football League to censure the protests at rallies and in tweets. "He took. time to make a call to express his condolences to thank the family for this individual's service". Once done, the president reaches out to the family.
"I was recently asked if Crooked Hillary Clinton is going to run in 2020?" he wrote Monday morning.