31 Jul '16, 2am

#DonaldTrump to slain Muslim soldier's father: 'I've made a lot of sacrifices'

#DonaldTrump to slain Muslim soldier's father: 'I've made a lot of sacrifices'

WASHINGTON (AFP, THE WASHINGTON POST) - Donald Trump hit back at accusations from the father of a slain Muslim soldier that the billionaire has "sacrificed nothing" for his country on Saturday (July 30), saying he had employed thousands of people. Khizr Khan - whose son died in Iraq - accused the Republican presidential nominee of vilifying American Muslims in a steely rebuke that electrified the Democratic convention on Thursday. "Go look at the graves of brave patriots who died defending the United States of America," Khan said to Trump. "You will see all faiths, genders and ethnicities. You have sacrificed nothing and no one." Trump brushed off Khan's words in an interview with ABC News'S George Stephanopoulos , stating that he thinks he has made "a lot of sacrifices". Mr Khizr Khan delivering his remarks at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvan...

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