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Khizr Khan

If ISIS Could Vote In Our Election, It Would Choose Donald Trump

it’s not just that Trump lacks presidential qualifications; is that he’s uniquely qualified to make things a lot worse. It’s already happening. ISIS is already using Donald Trump as a recruitment tool.

September 27, 2016
Khizr Khan speaks during the last night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

Khizr Khan Blames Intolerance On Trump, Calls On McCain To Withdraw Support

Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father of a slain American war hero, blames Republican nominee Donald Trump for the growing intolerance and hate plaguing the nation: “The voices that wouldn’t dare because they were afraid of the decent America to condemn them … have gathered courage to show their ugliness.”

August 12, 2016
Emperor Trump, Conspiracy theorist in chief

Protesters With Pocket Constitutions Thrown Out Of Trump Rally

It seems a list is quickly building as to what can get you summarily ejected from a Trump rally. On last count, Trump couldn’t stand the following at his events: Muslims, the press, and babies. Now, Trump’s added on to his persona non grata list: protesters holding Constitutions. The protesters were referencing the man who may end up causing Trump’s downfall. At the Democratic National Convention last week, Khizr Khan, the father of a slain Muslim-American soldier, pulled a pocket Constitution out during his speech and openly asked Trump whether he had ever read the document himself.

August 5, 2016
Aziz Ansari Discusses Trump With Jimmy Fallon

WATCH: Aziz Ansari Destroys Donald Trump Over Khan Family Feud: ‘You Have a Black Soul’

Aziz Ansari, best known for his role on “Parks and Recreation” and as the creator of “Master of None” is relishing the election drama. Ansari stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to discuss the “feuds” taking place this election cycle, including the very recent public feud between Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and the Khan family.

August 4, 2016
Humayun Khan

Why The Khan Feud Is Disastrous For Trump’s Campaign

“Nobody minds when he attacks other politicians; in fact, they like it. He’s instilling an ­accountability that doesn’t exist. But they don’t like it when he goes after real people, and they wish he would stop,” said GOP pollster Frank Luntz

August 3, 2016
Khizr Khan speaks during the last night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

Trump Campaign Asks For Capitol Hill’s Help In Khan Controversy

Rob Wasinger, a onetime congressional candidate who has been working for the Trump camp on congressional outreach, sent an email to senior Senate aides saying, “We want to get several member statements out today on this, and would really appreciate your help.”

August 2, 2016
Republican U.S. Presidential nominee Donald Trump attends a campaign event at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio August 1, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Veterans Groups Outraged At Trump Comments About The Khan Family

“This is the latest in a long series of incidents of Donald Trump trying to use veterans as political props and lashing out when they refuse to be exploited.”

August 1, 2016

#EndorseThis: Morning Joe: Trump Will ‘Never Win A Fight With A Gold Star Family’

“When you’re in a hole, stop digging,” said panelist Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations. “And this is not just digging with a small shovel. This is digging with one of those big earth movers.”

August 1, 2016
Former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski sings the U.S. National Anthem on the floor during the first session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., July 18, 2016. REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich

Who Could Defend Trump’s Comments About The Khan Family? Well…

Roger Stone’s tweet links to an article on a low-budget conspiracy site that accuses Mr. Khan of having links to groups planning a “military conquest” of the U.S., and shamelessly suggests that Mr. Khan’s son, Humayun Khan, may have been planning a suicide attack on his fellow soldiers.

August 1, 2016
John Oliver comments on Donald Trump's attacks on the Khan family on the July 31 episode of "Last Week Tonight."

Watch: John Oliver Blasts Trump’s ‘Damaged, Sociopathic’ Comments On The Khan Family

On “Last Week Tonight,” John Oliver slammed Donald Trump for his comments regarding Khizr and Ghazala Khan, calling him a “self-serving half-man.”

August 1, 2016
Khizr Khan speaks during the last night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

The Khan Family Defies Trumpism

The Khan’s son, Humayun, was killed in Iraq in 2004, running toward a suicide bomber to save his men. Yet, as his father noted, if it were up to Trump, he of the hateful rhetoric, the Mexican wall and the Muslim ban, Humayun would never even have been in this country.

July 31, 2016
Khizr Khan speaks during the last night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

Fox News Didn’t Show Democratic Convention Speeches That Cut Against Its Right-Wing Narrative

Fox News did not air several Democratic National Convention speeches from figures promoting issues that run counter to the narrative the network has pushed for years—including racial justice, reproductive rights, gun safety reform, LGBT equality, and respect for Muslim-Americans.

July 29, 2016
Humayun Khan

Meet The Muslim Military Father Who Headlined With The Clintons

Humayun Khan, who was posthumously awarded a Bronze Star medal for his heroism, was memorialized on a national stage on Thursday: His father, Khizr, spoke during a prime-time slot at the final night of the Democratic National Convention, right before Chelsea and Hillary Clinton.

July 28, 2016