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Gold Star Father Khizr Khan On Trump: 'He Has Embarrassed The Nation'

Gold Star Father Khizr Khan On Trump: 'He Has Embarrassed The Nation'A Gold Star father whose son died while serving in Iraq and who became part of the contentious 2016 presidential campaign said President Donald Trump simply can’t comprehend what it means to make the “ultimate sacrifice” for his country.



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Khizr And Ghazala Khan Denounce Trump's 'Selfish And Divisive Actions'

Khizr And Ghazala Khan Denounce Trump's 'Selfish And Divisive Actions'Khizr and Ghazala Khan, the parents of a Muslim service member killed in Iraq, denounced President Donald Trump’s “selfish and divisive actions” related to this week’s controversy of Trump’s comments on consoling the families of fallen troops.



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Donald Trump's sons Eric and Donald Jr back his barbed attacks on Sadiq Khan

Donald Trump's sons Eric and Donald Jr back his barbed attacks on Sadiq KhanDonald Trump’s sons have defended their father’s scathing attack on Sadiq Khan and argued the London Mayor is in denial about the terror attacks which have plagued London in recent months. President Trump sparked heavy criticism for his one-sided Twitter tirade against Mr Khan in the wake of the London Bridge terror attack which left seven dead and dozens injured. In the immediate aftermath, Mr Trump wholly misconstrued quotes from Mr Khan, wrongly claiming the mayor had said there was “no reason to be alarmed” about the risk of terror attacks in London.



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London Mayor Khan: Put away the red carpet before Trump gets here

London Mayor Khan: Put away the red carpet before Trump gets hereThe mayor of London launched a couple of volleys Monday and Tuesday in the ongoing back-and-forth between him and President Trump.



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London attack: Every mayor in America thanks Sadiq Khan for his leadership, in sharp contrast with Trump

London attack: Every mayor in America thanks Sadiq Khan for his leadership, in sharp contrast with TrumpWhile Donald Trump relaunched his attack on Sadiq Khan, every mayor in America sent a message of support and solidarity. Mr Khan has frequently been a foil for criticism from the US President, and Mr Trump began tweeting about him just hours after the attack in London that left seven dead. On Monday morning, Mr Trump published a new tweet, that said: “Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his “no reason to be alarmed” statement.



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Donald Trump doubles down on Sadiq Khan criticism in wake of London Bridge attack: 'Pathetic excuse by Mayor'

Donald Trump doubles down on Sadiq Khan criticism in wake of London Bridge attack: 'Pathetic excuse by Mayor'Donald Trump has doubled down on his criticism of Sadiq Khan’s response to the terror attacks in London over the weekend, attacking him for a statement telling people that there is “no reason to be alarmed”. Contrary to the US President’s portrayal of the statement, the London Mayor had actually said that people in the capital shouldn’t be alarmed by the visibly increased police presence in the city. Mr Khan did not tell people that they should not be alarmed by the attacks.



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Trump assails London mayor’s terror attack response; Sadiq Khan spokesman hits back at president’s ‘ill-informed’ tweet

Trump assails London mayor’s terror attack response; Sadiq Khan spokesman hits back at president’s ‘ill-informed’ tweetThe terror attack in London became an occasion for President Trump to criticize the London mayor’s attempts to reassure his city.



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Donald Trump hits out at Sadiq Khan and ‘political correctness’ after London Bridge terror attack

Donald Trump hits out at Sadiq Khan and ‘political correctness’ after London Bridge terror attackThe US President Donald Trump has hit out at Mayor of London Sadiq Khan after the London Bridge terror attack, criticising “political correctness” in apparent bid to make political headway from the outrage. In a series of tweets posted in the aftermath of the attack Mr Trump appeared to take issue with the Mayor’s warning that that there was “no need to be alarmed”. “We must stop being politically correct and get down to the business of security for our people.



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London Mayor Sadiq Khan dismisses Trump Jr.’s Twitter jab following attack

London Mayor Sadiq Khan dismisses Trump Jr.’s Twitter jab following attackLondon Mayor Sadiq Khan declined to respond to an insult from U.S. President Trump’s son hours after a terrorist attack at the Houses of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster on Wednesday. “You have to be kidding me?!” Trump Jr. wrote. Trump Jr. mischaracterized Khan’s statements as if he had said that terrorism is an inevitable consequence of living in a big city and that nothing could be done.



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Khizr Khan joins immigration lawyers at Dulles Airport

Khizr Khan joins immigration lawyers at Dulles AirportKhizr Khan, the Gold Star father who famously condemned Donald Trump’s proposed Muslim ban during the presidential campaign, paid his respects to a group of volunteers helping immigrants at Washington Dulles International Airport on Thursday. In an interview with Yahoo News, Mirriam Seddiq, an immigration attorney and Dulles Justice Coalition (DJC) volunteer, said Khan praised the volunteers over and over for embodying American values.



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