Biden appoints Muslim Gold Star father to spiritual freedom put up after he gave speech to Dems about his useless Military Captain son and Trump attacked him
- Biden introduced Friday the appointment the Muslim father of a Gold Star veteran whose son died whereas combating in Iraq to a non secular freedom put up
- Khizr Khan, Trump critic and goal of the previous president’s ire, was nominated for Commissioner of the US Fee on Worldwide Non secular Freedom
- The 71-year-old is father to late United States Military officer Humayun Khan, who was killed by a automobile bomb in 2004 in Iraq on the age of 27
Khizr Khan (pictured) was appointed because the Commissioner of the US Fee on Worldwide Non secular Freedom, President Biden introduced on Friday
Joe Biden has appointed the Muslim father of a Gold Star veteran whose son died whereas combating in Iraq, and who was later mocked by Donald Trump, to a non secular freedom put up inside his administration.
Trump critic and goal of the previous president’s mockery, Khizr Khan was formally nominated because the Commissioner of the US Fee on Worldwide Non secular Freedom on Friday.
The 71-year-old founding father of the Structure Literacy and Nationwide Unity Undertaking is father to the late United States Military officer Humayun Khan, who was killed by a automobile bomb in 2004 in Iraq on the age of 27.
Khan grew to become an unlikely thorn in Trump’s aspect following a riveting speech and look on the July 2016 Democratic Nationwide Conference in Philadelphia.
Khan and his spouse Ghazala (pictured) on stage on the 2016 Democratic Nationwide Conference in Philadelphia, the place the daddy of late Gold Star veteran criticized Donald Trump
Pictured: Humayun Khan was killed by a automobile bomb in Iraq again in 2004 on the age of 27
Khan, who was joined by his spouse Ghazala on stage, acknowledged that his late son wouldn’t even have been capable of reside in America or die a hero within the armed forces if it had been as much as Trump, who had beforehand voiced his help for banning Muslims from getting into the nation.
Trump then ridiculed and dismissed Khan whereas claiming he needed to ship the entire speech himself, as a result of as a Muslim girl, his spouse was not ‘allowed’ to talk, in keeping with a 2016 report by the New York Times.
‘In case you take a look at his spouse, she was standing there, she had nothing to say, she most likely — possibly she wasn’t allowed to have something to say, you inform me,’ Trump advised ABC News shortly after Khan’s DNC speech.
Khan later criticized the then-Republican presidential nominee as sacrificing ‘nothing and no-one’ for his nation earlier than including the Trump was devoid of ‘feeling the ache of a mom who has sacrificed her son.’
Trump’s dig at Khan noticed his critics declare the condemnation made him unfit to be president, and noticed them insist that he had no respect for American servicemen and girls.
However the argument – and later revelation of the notorious Entry Hollywood tape which noticed Trump advise on grabbing ladies ‘by the p*ssy’ did not derail his marketing campaign, and he was finally elected president in November 2016.
Khan’s appointment noticed him lauded as an ‘an advocate for spiritual freedom as a core aspect of human dignity.’ by the White Home.
The announcement stated that Khan ‘devotes a considerable quantity of his time to offering authorized companies to veterans, women and men serving in uniform, and their households.’
‘Immediately’s announcement underscores the President’s dedication to construct an Administration that appears like America and displays folks of all faiths.’
After profitable the presidency, Trump ultimately signed a invoice into legislation naming a Virginia put up workplace after the late US Military Captain.