The big picture: Niger and what we know about what happened to U.S. troops

An attack in Niger that left four American military members dead has triggered a fight between President Donald Trump and U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla. Wilson said that Trump’s words of condolence to one of the widows were insensitive. Trump and chief of staff John Kelly in turn attacked Wilson for publicizing Trump’s call. "Wacky Congresswoman Wilson is the gift that keeps on giving for the Republican Party, a disaster for Dems. You watch her in action & vote R!" Trump tweeted Oct. 22. Behind the name-calling and tweets, there are still unanswered questions regarding the ambush that sparked the … >>More stories from National


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