Video of Rep. Frederica Wilson's (D-Fla.) speech at the dedication of an FBI building in 2015 apparently shows that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly mischaracterized her remarks during a press conference Thursday. In addition to skewering Wilson for sharing the details of a phone call between President Trump and the widow of a U.S. service member killed in Niger, Kelly claimed Wilson once "talked about how she was instrumental in getting the funding for" the FBI building. In the video, Wilson takes credit for naming the building but does not claim to have secured its funding. The White House stood by Kelly's characterization: "If you're able to make a sacred act like honoring American heroes about yourself, you're an empty barrel," the statement said.
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