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The Khan family's road to confrontation with Donald Trump

The Khan family's road to confrontation with Donald Trump

One of the more emotional moments of the Democratic National Convention was the stirring speech by the father of fallen U.S. Army Capt. 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. “If it was up to Donald Trump, he never would have been in America,” he said, referring to his son.

Khan’s remarks were given a standing ovation. They also prompted an unusual response from Trump, the Republican nominee: a repudiation of Khizr Khan’s comments...

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