White House: $25,000 check to father of fallen soldier is in the mail

President Donald Trump reportedly sent a $25,000 check to the father of a fallen U.S. soldier on Wednesday — the same day a Washington Post report accused the president of not following through on a promise he made in June to send that check.

Chris Baldridge, whose son Army Sgt. Dillon Baldridge was killed by an Afghan police officer in June, told the Post that Trump promised to send him a check and set up an online fundraiser for the family. After the Post asked about Chris Baldridge's claims, the White House said a check was in the mail. CNN reports that check was sent the same day the Post's story was published.

Trump has done something very similar to this before. On the campaign trail, he said he gave $1 million of his own money to a charity for veterans. But he didn't actually make the donation until months later — after reporters hounded him about it.

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Trump's relationship with military families is under more scrutiny lately after Democratic Rep. Frederica Wilson accused him of making "insensitive" comments to the widow of fallen soldier La David T. Johnson. After Johnson died this month in Niger, Trump allegedly said Johnson "knew what he signed up for," according to Wilson and Johnson's mother. Trump has denied the claims.

During his presidential campaign, he attacked the parents of another fallen soldier after the soldier's father criticized him during the Democratic National Convention.

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WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 5: U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump pose for pictures with senior military leaders and spouses after a briefing in the State Dining Room of the White House October 5, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The Trumps are hosting the group for a dinner in the Blue Room. (Photo by Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 5: U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump pose for pictures with senior military leaders and spouses, including including Gen. Joseph Dunford (R), chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, and General Paul Selva (2nd L), vice chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, after a briefing in the State Dining Room of the White House October 5, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The Trumps are hosting the group for a dinner in the Blue Room. (Photo by Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 5: U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump pose for pictures with senior military leaders and spouses after a briefing in the State Dining Room of the White House October 5, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The Trumps are hosting the group for a dinner in the Blue Room. (Photo by Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 5: U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump pose for pictures with senior military leaders and spouses after a briefing in the State Dining Room of the White House October 5, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The Trumps are hosting the group for a dinner in the Blue Room. (Photo by Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)
U.S. President Donald Trump, center left, and U.S. First Lady Melania Trump, center right, stand for an official photograph with senior military leaders and spouses including General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, right, and General Paul Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, fourth left, in the State Dining room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. President Trump and the First Lady are hosting the group for dinner in the Blue Room of the White House. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
US President Donald Trump smiles as Defense Secretary James Mattis (C) looks on during a meeting with senior military leaders in the Cabinet Room of the White House on October 5, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. President Donald Trump, center left, and U.S. First Lady Melania Trump, center right, stand for an official photograph with senior military leaders and spouses in the State Dining room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. President Trump and the First Lady are hosting the group for dinner in the Blue Room of the White House. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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