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What Trump can learn from a Gold Star family

US President's delay in reaching out to the families of American soldiers killed in Niger is a reminder of the controversy involving Khizr Khan

Linda Chavez | NYT 

President Trump’s delay in reaching out to the families of four American soldiers killed in Niger last month, and the ensuing discussion among Gold Star families about his actions, recalls an earlier controversy involving Khizr Khan, the father of a fallen soldier, who spoke at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. On the final night of the convention, Khan took the stage with his wife, Ghazala, and in an electrifying moment, he pulled from his pocket a small copy of the Constitution. “Donald Trump, you are asking Americans to trust you with our future,” he ...

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First Published: Fri, November 03 2017. 23:01 IST