Ladies of The View Question Legitimacy of Trump's Tribute to Fallen Navy SEAL's Widow

Posted: Mar 01, 2017 2:00 PM

Tuesday night during his first address to a joint session of Congress President Donald Trump honored Carryn Owens, the widow of fallen Navy SEAL Ryan Owens. Owens was killed in a January raid against an Al Qaeda stronghold in Yemen. 

Watch the tribute and extensive applause from the audience below. It was no doubt the most powerful moment of the night:

Unfortunately, the ladies of The View took a difference position and accused Carryn of allowing herself to be exploited.

"Was this a tribute or was this damage control?" Whoopi Goldberg asked.

"I thought that was so exploitative. I thought he [Trump] exploited that widow. It was so hurtful to me," Sunny Hostin added. 

Over to you, Mary Katharine Ham: