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Father of slain Muslim Army captain has a challenge for Donald Trump


On Thursday night, Donald Trump was busy at a rally defending waterboarding — but the parents of U.S. Army Captain Humayun S. M. Khan were busy in Philadelphia sharing a different kind of message.

Khan was a U.S. Army captain and a Muslim who was killed in 2004 when a suicide bomber attacked his infantry unit. On the stage of the Democratic National Convention tonight, Khan’s parents gave a speech that simultaneously honored their son’s legacy and delivered a stinging rebuke to Donald Trump.

“Hillary Clinton was right when she called my son the best of America,” Khan’s father,  Khizr Khan, said. “If it was up to Donald Trump, he would have never been in America. Donald Trump consistently smears the character of Muslims. He disrespects other minorities, women, judges, even his own party leadership.” Read more…

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