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Trump denies offending widow of soldier killed in Niger

US President Donald Trump is facing criticism over his handling of the deaths of four soldiers in Niger earlier this month. He is accused of making insensitive remarks during a phone call to the widow of one of the men.

US President Donald Trump is facing criticism over his handling of the deaths of four soldiers in Niger earlier this month.

He is accused of making insensitive remarks during a phone call to the widow of one of the men.

A member of Congress says she heard Trump make the comments.

Trump has denied the allegation and says the story is "fabricated".

Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports from Washington DC.

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