The father of a fallen Muslim-American war hero who’s been criticized by Donald Trump on Monday urged the hate-spewing GOP nominee’s advisers “set him right.” “Every decent Republican has rebuked his behavior, yet nobody has stood up and said: ‘Enough. Stop it. You will not be our candidate,'” Khizr Khan, whose son Captain Humayun Khan was slain in 2004 by suicide bombers in Iraq, said Monday on CNN’s “New Day.” But Khan also took a nobly conciliatory tone toward the bombastic billionaire, encouraging him to “join hands with good Muslims” in a unified effort to fight terrorism. “We are the solution to dealing with the terrorism in the United States,” Khan said, before signaling that he and his wife Ghazala Khan had no desire to remain in the spotlight. “I really want to maintain mine and my family’s dignity,” Khan said. “We want to be out of this controversy.” Republican leaders, after a days-long silence following Trump’s initial criticism of the Khans, continued to speak out against their nominee Monday. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) denounced Trump’s comments, saying in a lengthy release that he “cannot emphasize enough how deeply I disagree with Mr. Trump’s statements.” “While our party has bestowed… Read full this story
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