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In a press conference Monday, President Donald Trump claimed that his predecessors didn’t call families of fallen soldiers, a false claim given the response and actions of past presidents. Former President Barack Obama visited Dover Air Force base in 2009 to meet with fallen soldiers. Former presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton contacted service members’ families. Trump’s claim trails criticism after his reported delayed response about an attack in Niger that killed four Green Berets on Oct. 4.