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"When Trump said 'I like people who weren't captured,' that's just one more slap in the face to ALL FAITHFUL American POWs, whether it's Louis Zamperini, Jim Stockdale, or your own quiet family member who doesn't like to relive those days of torture," Johnson said in a statement, according to The Hill newspaper.

Sam Johnson, Texas congressman who spent 7 years as a Vietnam POW, dies at 89 →

"I started praying harder than I have ever prayed in my life. In a few seconds, the guns went click, click, click, click, click," Johnson told the chamber. "It is only because of the grace of God I survived."

Sam Johnson dies at 89 →

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