Republicans Condemn Trump For Khan Comments

John McCain and other top Republicans are distancing themselves from their presidential nominee. Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, breaks it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

“Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), who spent more than five years as a prisoner of war, praised the late Army Capt. Humayun Khan for being “an example of true American greatness” after Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump criticized his parents, Khizr and Ghazala Khan.

Trump criticized Khizr for saying at the Democratic National Convention that the business mogul has “sacrificed nothing,” claiming Khan “has no right” to say “inaccurate things” in front of millions. McCain condemned Trump’s statements, thanking the Khans for immigrating to America and for their son’s sacrifice.

“It is time for Donald Trump to set the example for our country and the future of the Republican Party. While our Party has bestowed upon him the nomination, it is not accompanied by unfettered license to defame those who are the best among us,” McCain said Monday in a statement.

“Lastly, I’d like to say to Mr. and Mrs. Khan: thank you for immigrating to America. We’re a better country because of you,” he added. “And you are certainly right; your son was the best of America, and the memory of his sacrifice will make us a better nation – and he will never be forgotten.”

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20 thoughts on “Republicans Condemn Trump For Khan Comments

  1. Nancy Smo

    Captain McCain & Captain Khan….two American Heroes whether Trump likes it or not……………

  2. TheFinnishBolshevik

    The Vietnam war was one of the greatest crimes in history and anyone who willingly participated and is not remorseful is a criminal

  3. Tijo Jose

    I'm Republican and I will vote for Gary Johnson this year. The main difference between pro-Trump Republicans and anti-Trump Republicans is about 60 IQ points.
    Edit for Trump supporters: 60 IQ points is equal to 4 standard deviations. Yes, I am insulting you.

  4. Durell Dailey

    Wiki leaks exposed Hillary and the Khans! The Khans were paid by the Clinton foundation to attack Trump for Hillary!! They published the receipt where he got paid!! Disgraceful and shameful profiteering on your sons sacrifice! Shameful of Hillary using a soldiers sacrifice for political gain!! What does Cenk and the young turds think of that?? I think someone owes Trump an apology!! Bet you don't here national news media publish this story!!

  5. Geeks Of All Ages

    Of course Trump would say what he did. This is a man (Like the terrorists that took the life of Khan) said he could stand on 5th ave and shoot someone and nothing will happen to him. SMFH

  6. Maître Renard

    John McCain is 80 years old. He doesn't need his Senate job by any means and should have quit that party the day Trump uttered his comment about how he doesn't like soldiers who weren't captured.

  7. Custom Made

    Liberals are "feeling" the burn of Bernie selling them out bowing to the beast and taking it in his cowardly ass. New (mid August) Real poll of registered voters: Trump beating Clinton by 60% points. Trump 70%, Clinton 10%, Undecided 20%. That explains why the liberal media is so desperate. There's only a few of them and they are all low IQ cowards.

  8. uadlf

    Khan's son bravely sacrificed himself, but he was sent to death by Bush, Cheney, etc. and also HILLARY CLINTON. The wars that Hillary supported (Iraq, Lybia, Syrian djihadists) imply so much lies and death and destruction and consequences. I will never forgive the responsible people from both parties. I will never ever vote for Hillary. Trump or Hillary? I'd rather vote my neighbor's dog.

  9. planesrift

    Donald Trump will work with Mr. Putin to get rid of terrorists from this planet and there will be no need of more sacrifices.

  10. Mike Hunt

    A muslim's son is blown up by a muslim suicide bomber and this fool muslim blames Trump. And Trump opposed the war in which the dope's son was blown up. For the sake of their evil religion a muslim will sacrifice his children. This dope knows that he can't criticize the evil religion of islam, which is responsible for his son's death, so the dope attacks the critic of the evil religion.

  11. U.S.Terros Ciethrenn

    please americans if you believe our country is great Gary is the only choice. He is polling higher than clinton and trump among st under 35.s the future of our nation…He is also polling higher than Clinton and trump among-st active Military, the people who actually defend us all. please listen to the people who risk their lives for you and me …. vote Gary Johnson

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