A bipartisan constellation of decorated combat veterans, members of Congress and family members of slain soldiers admonished Donald Trump on Monday for criticizing the Muslim American parents of an Army officer killed in Iraq, threatening to undermine Trump’s support among core Republican voters.
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.
Quoted in Trump refuses to support Paul Ryan, John McCain in upcoming Republican primaries. (Washington Post, 8/2/2016)