John F. Kelly

Rep. Wilson accuses White House chief of staff of 'character assassination,' calls for apology

Rep. Wilson accuses White House chief of staff of 'character assassination,' calls for apology

Rep. Frederica S. Wilson, D-Fla., on Sunday called White House chief of staff John F. Kelly "a puppet of the president" and said he should apologize for having made false claims about her while defending President Donald Trump's military condolence calls.

"Not only does he owe me an apology, but he owes an apology to the American people," Wilson said during an appearance on MSNBC's "AM Joy," during which she also accused Kelly of "character assassination."

The pointed words came on another day of sparring between Wilson and the White House after her criticism last week of Trump's call to the widow of one of four service members killed in...

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