Obama aides slam Trump over claim about past presidents, fallen soldiers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Aides to former U.S. President Barack Obama fired back on Tuesday as criticism mounted over President Donald Trump’s claim that past U.S. presidents did not contact family members of soldiers who died in combat during their time in the White House.

Senator McCain says subpoena may be required to get answers on Niger ambush

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senator John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said on Thursday he may consider issuing a subpoena because the White House has not been forthcoming with details of an ambush in Niger that left four U.S. soldiers dead.