Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Trump was unable to unfuck himself. He must hang his Strategists who lured him to mock Khan’s wife instead.

The Trump-Khan feud: How we got here

USA TODAY - ‎6 hours ago‎
As the feud between the Republican nominee and Khizr and Ghazala Khan (the parents of a fallen soldier) continues, Donald Trump is being criticized from Republicans and Democrats alike. How exactly did we get to this point? Let's break it down:.

The Khan family's road to confrontation with Donald Trump

Los Angeles Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Humayun Khan. Khizr and his wife, Ghazala Khan, who lost their son to a suicide bomber in Iraq 12 years ago, made headlines when they stood on the convention stage and addressed Donald Trump. “You have sacrificed nothing and no one,” Khan said.

Broad array of military luminaries condemn Trump over attacks on Khan family

Washington Post - ‎8 hours ago‎
But he signaled on Twitter earlier in the day that he was not backing down from his criticism of Khizr and Ghazala Khan, whose son Humayun Khan, an Army captain, was killed by a car bomber in Iraq in 2004.Trump said Khizr Khan had “no right” to assail ...

Trump campaign asks Capitol Hill to back him in Khan controversy

Reuters - ‎7 hours ago‎
Trump's criticism of Khizr Khan and Ghazala Khan, who took the stage at last week's Democratic convention, sparked growing concern and dismay from Republican lawmakers responding to the latestTrump outburst to blindside his party colleagues.

Trump-Khan Flap Puts Republicans in a Bind

RealClearPolitics - ‎5 hours ago‎
Numerous Republican lawmakers have condemned Donald Trump's attacks on the Muslim parents of a U.S. Army captain who died in Iraq, but none have withdrawn their support for his presidential campaign over the issue. Their stance underlines the ...

Military mom questions Pence on Trump comments

Indianapolis Star - ‎6 hours ago‎
In a statement posted on his Facebook page, Pence said he and Trump both value the sacrifices made by Khan and his family. "Donald Trump and I believe that Captain Humayun Khan is an American hero and his family, like all Gold Star families, should be ...

The Trump-Khan fight might not be good for Republicans. But it could be good for one Republican.

Washington Post - ‎10 hours ago‎
Here we are again. After the Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump, decided that a speech given by the father of fallen soldier Capt. Humayun Khan amounted to a "vicious" attack, and after Trumpdescribed the delivery of this speech as possible ...

TrumpKhan Was Mad I'll Keep Out Terrorists

TPM (blog) - ‎5 hours ago‎
In an interview today with a local ABC affiliate in Columbus, Ohio, Donald Trump suggested that what angered critic Khizr Khan was Trump's aggressive efforts to prevent terrorists from entering the country. "It's a very big subject for me, border ...

Kaine on Trump's Khan remarks: 'Lowest of the low'

Politico - ‎7 hours ago‎
Kaine further dinged Trump for his "stupid" criticism of Ghazala Khan for not speaking while standing next to Khizr last Thursday at the Democratic National Convention. Khizr Khan has harshly criticizedTrump as a politician with few morals and little ...

Khan confrontation keys in on human decency — and that could haunt Trump

Washington Post - ‎8 hours ago‎
Donald Trump, as he has repeatedly over the course of his 14-month presidential campaign, said several things over the past week that could have caused lasting damage to any ordinary candidate. The Republican nominee invited the Russian government ...

Trump faces GOP blowback over Khan comments

USA TODAY - ‎11 hours ago‎
After a year of attacks that have targeted ex-prisoner-of-war John McCain, various Republican primary opponents and a federal judge's "Mexican heritage," Donald Trump may be facing his biggest uproar yet over the denigration of the Muslim parents of a ...

Trump-Khan feud: A timeline

The Hill - ‎10 hours ago‎
Brandishing a pocket Constitution, Khan hammered Trump's proposed ban on Muslims entering the U.S. and asked what Trump has sacrificed for his country. “Go look at the graves of brave patriots who died defending the United States of America,” Khan said ...

GOP Criticism Mounts As Trump Continues Attacks On Khan Family

NPR - ‎17 hours ago‎
Two weeks ago, in the midst of controversy over the fact his wife, Melania, had plagiarized passages of her convention speech from Michelle Obama, Donald Trump tweeted that "all press is good press." That seems to be the mindset the Republican ...

John Oliver loses it over Trump's Khan attacks: he's “a damaged, sociopathic narcissist”

Vox - ‎18 hours ago‎
Over the weekend, Donald Trump picked on an unusual target, even for him: the family of a fallen soldier. Specifically, Trump went after Khizr and Ghazala Khan, who criticized Trump in a stirring speech at the Democratic National Convention for ...

Trump-Khan feud escalates on criticism from Obama, McCain – as it happened

The Guardian - ‎13 hours ago‎
As we predicted this morning, today's campaign news cycle was largely dominated by the lingering fallout - oh, who're we kidding, the lingering Level 7 nuclear meltdown - from Donald Trump's sustained attacks on the family of Army captain Humayun Khan, ...

President Obama Slams Donald Trump Over Gold Star Khan Family

TIME - ‎13 hours ago‎
The presidents remarks followed statements by Trump demeaning the sacrifice of Khizr and GhazalaKhan, whose son Humayun died while serving in Iraq in 2004. Trump said in an interview with ABC's This Week that he'd made “a lot of sacrifices” in his ...

Gold Star families, Muslims hope for empathy in wake of Trump-Khan storm

Daily Press - ‎5 hours ago‎
Khizr Khan delivered an emotional speech in which he asked whether the Republican presidential nominee had read the Constitution, criticized Trump's immigration proposals, which would suspend immigration by Muslims, and said Trump can't understand ...

While Khan talks peace, Trump tweets against him

CNN - ‎19 hours ago‎
(CNN) The father of the slain Muslim US soldier at the center of a controversial feud with Donald Trumpsaid Monday he had no desire to escalate the conflict and that it's time to "join hands with good Muslims" -- even as the Republican candidate ...

Donald Trump's Khan Family Attack Is a Rarity

Newsweek - ‎11 hours ago‎
Ever since Khizr Khan, with his wife Ghazala by his side, appeared before the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia last week and asked if the mogul had read the Constitution, Trump has been digging himself in deeper. He first chided Khan, ...

McConnell, Ryan weigh in on Trump-Khan controversy

Fox News - ‎20 hours ago‎
The leaders of the Republican-controlled House and Senate on Sunday made statements regarding the firestorm of words between party presidential nominee Donald Trump and Khirz Khan, the Muslim father of an Army captain killed in the line of duty.

Trump: My Position On Keeping Terrorists Out Is What Bothered Khizr Khan

BuzzFeed News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Trump: My Position On Keeping Terrorists Out Is What Bothered Khizr Khan. “When you have radical Islamic terrorists probably all over the place, we're allowing them to come in by the thousands and thousands. And I think that's what bothered Mr. Khan ...

McCain slams Trump for attacking Khan family

USA TODAY - ‎17 hours ago‎
John McCain came out with a blistering statement against Donald Trump on Monday over the Republican nominee's attacks on the family of Army Capt. Humayun Khan, who was killed in Iraq in 2004. "In recent days, Donald Trump disparaged a fallen ...

Trump's Khan flub proves he's not a smart terrible person. He's a dumb terrible person

Boing Boing - ‎14 hours ago‎
If Trump was a smart terrible person, says Josh Marshall of Talking Points Memo, his response to KhizrKhan's speech at the DNC would have been, "I grieve for the Khans' loss and I very much respect their opinion and their courage. But I believe the ...

An Incensed John Oliver Slams Donald Trump's Response to Khizr Khan

Newsweek - ‎16 hours ago‎
One DNC speaker who took aim at Trump was Khizr Khan, a Muslim-American whose son was killed while serving the country in Iraq. Khan criticized Trump, emphatically asking if he had even read the Constitution before pulling a copy out of his coat pocket ...

The Disingenuous Outrage Over Khan-Gate

Daily Caller - ‎Jul 31, 2016‎
Our incredibly objective media has moved on from declaring Donald Trump an agent of the Kremlin and gushing over every moment of the Democratic National Convention to fixating itself on another unbiased story. Namely,Trump hates the families of dead ...

Donald Trump uses Twitter to fight with Khan family while they're live on CNN

Washington Post - ‎17 hours ago‎
In a moment that encapsulated so many elements of a bizarre election, Donald Trump on Monday used Twitter to criticize the Khan family while the suddenly famous parents of a Muslim U.S. soldier killed in Iraq were talking about him on CNN. The exchange ...

Team Trump Got Its Lies About Khizr Khan From This Proud Fascist

Daily Beast - ‎5 hours ago‎
At 10:40 on Sunday evening, a longtime adviser to Donald Trump tweeted that Khizr Khan—the gold star father who's emerged as one of the candidate's most effective critics—was an “agent” of an Islamist cabal. It's an opinion, less than a day later ...

John McCain Condemns Trump's Attacks on Khizr Khan, Joining Other Republicans

ABC News - ‎16 hours ago‎
John McCain is joining the chorus of Republicans condemning Donald Trump's attacks on a slain Muslim American soldier's parents, who made an emotional case against Trump's candidacy at the Democratic National Convention. "Arizona is watching.

VFW rips Trump's 'out-of-bounds' attack on Khan family

Politico - ‎15 hours ago‎
The Veterans of Foreign Wars blasted Donald Trump on Monday for his comments about Ghazala Khan, the mother of a fallen Muslim Army captain, calling the Republican nominee "out of bounds." “Election year or not, the VFW will not tolerate anyone ...

Khizr Khan Smeared As A Terrorist For Speaking Out Against Donald Trump

Huffington Post - ‎14 hours ago‎
Khan, who is Muslim American, said that if it were up to Donald Trump, he and his family wouldn't even be allowed in the country. “Have you ever been to Arlington Cemetery? Go look at the graves of the brave patriots who died defending America,” Khan ...

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