There were galore memorable moments during some the 2016 Democratic and Republican National Conventions. But during the Democratic event, 1 infinitesimal successful peculiar stood out.
After months of Trump contention baiting his supporters, a Muslim antheral named Khizr Khan was asked to talk astatine the event. Khan was a golden prima genitor arsenic his son, Army Captain Humayun Khan, was killed successful Iraq successful 2004.
Khan spoke straight to the past Republican nominee during his speech. He asked Trump, “Have you ever been to Arlington Cemetery? Go look astatine the graves of brave patriots who died defending the United States of America. You person sacrificed thing and nary one.”
Trump, of course, couldn’t assistance but blast Khan contempt his sacrifice to the country. He told George Stephanopoulos that helium had hired tons of radical and that counts arsenic a sacrifice. Trump besides suggested that Khan’s woman didn’t talk during the lawsuit due to the fact that of her religion.
Now Khan volition beryllium a subordinate of squad Biden. According to Politico, “President Joe Biden announced Friday plans to nominate Khizr Khan, who famously criticized Donald Trump for his disparaging remarks connected Muslim-Americans during the 2016 Democratic National Convention, to a station with the U.S. Commission connected International Religious Freedom.”
Todd Neikirk is simply a New Jersey based authorities and exertion writer. His enactment has been featured successful psfk.com, foxsports.com and hillreporter.com. He enjoys sports, politics, comic books and spending clip astatine the enactment with his family.