Wednesday, March 1, 2017

U.S. Navy SEAL's Widow Provides Emotional Highpoint In President Trump's Address To Congress

Washington Post: Widow of Navy SEAL takes spotlight as President Trump addresses Congress

From her seat among Washington dignitaries on Tuesday night, Carryn Owens fought back tears. Grief visible in her face, the widow of William “Ryan” Owens, a Navy SEAL killed less than a month ago in the Trump administration’s first counterterrorism operation, wore a strained smile and applauded as President Trump paid an extended tribute to her husband.

“Ryan died as he lived: a warrior, and a hero, battling against terrorism and securing our nation,” Trump said, making reference to the Jan. 29 raid on an al-Qaeda stronghold in central Yemen that resulted in Ryan Owens’s death.

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WNU Editor: The critics are saying something else .... Donald Trump accused of exploiting widow of Navy SEAL killed in botched Yemen raid (The Independent).

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