The White House came out strongly Wednesday against a Washington Post article claiming that President Trump failed to send a promised check for $25,000 to the father of a soldier killed overseas.
The report, which followed a number of controversies the president has encountered with Gold Star families, was labeled “disgusting” by the White House and a tool “to advance the media’s biased agenda.”
In a call to Chris Baldridge, the father of Army Sgt. Dillon Baldridge, The Post reported that Trump offered the money and added that he would order his staff to establish a fundraiser online for the family. The call, Baldridge said, came weeks after his 22-year-old son was killed in what was thought to have been an insider attack by an Afghan police officer. – READ MORE[contentcards url=”http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/10/18/white-house-slams-disgusting-washington-post-article-claiming-trump-failed-to-send-promised-25g-check-to-fallen-soldiers-father.html” target=”_blank”]