June 4th, 2013
08:46 PM ET

Rep. McCaul slams Tsarnaev family release of phone call: They are exploiting Boston tragedy

For the first time we're hearing directly from Boston bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev since his arrest.

His parents recorded their son's only phone call from jail.

Parents of Boston bombing suspect share phone call with son

His mother asked him if he is pain.

"No, of course not. I'm already eating and have been for a long time," Dzhokhar responds in the call from a prison hospital recorded last week. "They are giving me rice and chicken now. Everything's fine."

She also told him he needs to be strong.

OutFront tonight: Rep. Michael McCaul - Chairman, Homeland Security Committee.

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