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Veterans group chastises Trump for attacks on fallen soldier's parents

One of the nation's most prominent veterans groups criticized Donald Trump on Monday for his continued attacks on the parents of a fallen soldier who spoke out against him last week at the Democratic National Convention.

Veterans of Foreign Wars lambasted Trump in a statement for his criticisms of Khizr and Ghazala Khan, parents of Capt. Humayun Khan, who died in Iraq in 2004.

The VFW called Trump's attacks on the Khans "out-of-bounds."

"Election year or not, the VFW will not tolerate anyone berating a Gold Star family member for exercising his or her right of speech or expression," Brian Duffy, commander-in-chief of the VFW, said, using the term for families whose relatives were killed in battle.

The condemnation was a turnaround from the enthusiastic reception Trump received last week at the VFW's annual convention, where he warned that Hillary Clinton would be an incompetent commander in chief.

Khizr Khan gave an impassioned speech at the DNC criticizing Trump's proposed Muslim ban, even offered a pocket-sized copy of the Constitution to the Republican nominee from his suit jacket pocket.

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