Khizr Khan

Strzok says Trump’s attacks on Gold Star family prompted texts

Embattled FBI agent Peter Strzok said he wrote an anti-Trump email after the future president insulted the Muslim Gold Star parents of a 27-year-old …

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KY-06, MN-01 & 02: Khizr Khan Helps Us Win A Democratic Majority By Winning These Three Seats

Received quite a few e-mails from Khizr Khan in support of Democratic candidates running for Congress. First, in Kentucky:<p>In 2004, while deployed in …

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Best Audiobook Listening for Independence Day

During the holiday week of America’s Independence Day, along with the barbecue, clambake, and fireworks, add in a few audiobooks. Many of us …

Books

MO-02: Khizr Khan Sticks It To Trump By Helping Veteran Cort VanOstran (D) Flip This District

Received this e-mail today from Khizr Khan in support of Veteran Court VanOstran’s (D. MO-02) congressional campaign:<p>I just left St. Louis after …

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John McCain Condemns Donald Trump’s Khizr Khan Comments

John McCain has joined other members of the Republican Party in condemning Donald Trump over comments the Republican presidential candidate made …

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DNC Uses Deceased Army Captain In Fundraising Email — Two Days After Memorial Day

5:00 PM 05/30/2018<p>Democratic National Committee chair Tom Perez acknowledged that Americans are “forever indebted” to “the many brave men and women …

Conservative View

Khizr Khan emerges as star attraction, voice of opposition for Democrats

For many political neophytes, a major speaking role at a presidential nominating convention might have been the pinnacle. For Khizr Khan, the Muslim …

Government

WI-01: Khizr Khan Goes All In To Help Randy "Ironstache" Bryce (D) Flip Paul Ryan's (R) Seat

Received this e-mail today from Khizr Khan in support of Randy “Ironstache” Bryce’s (D. WI-01) campaign:<p>By now, many of you know my family's story.<p>My …

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IL-13: Khizr Khan Helps Betsy Dirksen Londrigan (D) Defeat Rodney Davis (R) & Trump's Agenda

Received this e-mail today from Khizr Khan in support of Betsy Dirksen Londrigan’s (D. IL-13) congressional campaign:<p>Donald Trump thinks he’s above …

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Gold Star Father Khizr Khan warns against authoritarianism under Trump administration

Trump critic Khizr Khan warns against the beginnings of authoritarianism under Pres. Trump and reacts to new Sec. of State Pompeo.

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Khizr Khan has more to say about Trump, the Constitution and our democracy

Khizr Khan, 67, the Gold Star father of Humayun Khan, a U.S. Army captain who was killed in Iraq in 2004, sharply criticized then-candidate Donald Trump’s immigration views at the 2016 Democratic convention. On April 14 he’ll speak at the We Are Here Diversity Festival in Charlottesville.<p><b>You</b> …

Lifestyle

Khizr Khan Is Back, And He’s Lobbying The Supreme Court To Stop The Travel Ban

7:38 PM 03/26/2018<p>Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father who feuded with President Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential election, filed an amicus (or …

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Khizr Khan makes personal appeal to Supreme Court on travel ban

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Gold Star father Khizr Khan wrote a personal appeal to the Supreme Court on Friday to strike down President Donald Trump's travel ban, using his family's story to argue the ban is unconstitutional and "desecrates" his son's sacrifice.<p>Known for his impassioned speech at the 2016 …

U.S. Politics

Gold Star Dad to Supreme Court: Strike Down Trump Travel Ban

The Gold Star father who emotionally addressed the 2016 Democratic National Convention has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down President …

Conservative View

White House reinstates HHS official who claimed Ted Cruz frequents prostitutes: report

Jon Cordova, the HHS principal deputy assistant secretary for administration, will be back at his tax-payer funded job on Wednesday, Politico …

Liberal View

Khizr Khan Sees A Shared 'Moral Compass' In Lessons Of Japanese-American Incarceration

“We should embrace one another, we should move forward, we should not try to re-create the 1940s, 1930s,” the Gold Star father says.<p>SEATTLE ― Standing before an audience that included Japanese-Americans who had lived behind barbed war during World War II, Khizr Khan was visibly emotional.<p>“Please …

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Another Trump Official Found Pushing Conspiracy Theories

The Department of Health and Human Services placed a top official on leave Tuesday after CNN revealed his history of pushing conspiracy theories and …

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Top official in Trump’s HHS exposed as fringe conspiracy theorist

Donald Trump has a deeply unfortunate habit of appointing strange and unqualified people to important governmental positions. CNN reported yesterday …

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HHS official placed on leave after posting conspiracy theories

The Department of Health and Human Services has placed Jon Cordova, a top agency official, on leave after posting a slew of baseless claims and …

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Health and Human Services Official Investigated for Pushing Conspiracy Theories

A top Department of Health and Human Services official has reportedly been placed on administrative leave while the agency investigates his penchant …

News (U.S.)

HHS official put on leave amid probe into social media posts

An official with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has been placed on leave while the department looks into inflammatory social media …

Social Media

Attack On Pennsylvania Supreme Court Is An Attack On The Rule Of Law Itself

Congratulations of a cynical sort are in order for Republican Pennsylvania state Rep. Cris Dush, who has accomplished something notable. By urging his fellow GOP legislators to impeach five Pennsylvania Supreme Court justices who recently ordered the state’s congressional districts to be redrawn, …

Law

Khizr Khan Attacks ‘Clown Show’ Trump Administration’s ‘Racist Sentiments And Statements’ [VIDEO]

11:49 PM 01/27/2018<p>Khizr Khan appeared on MSNBC Saturday to call the Trump administration a “clown show” and accuse it of “racist sentiments and …

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Khizr Khan going to work for Democratic candidates and a big blue wave in 2018

If you liked watching Gold Star dad Khizr Khan brandish the U.S. Constitution from the stage at the Democratic convention last year, you'll be happy …

Primary Elections

Bob Schieffer, Van Jones, Khizr Khan Discuss Current Political Climate, Media Shaping It

New books by high-profile TV journalists and a Gold Star father brought to prominence at the 2016 Democratic Convention offer differing perspectives on today’s tumultuous political climate and the media covering it.<p>Speaking recently at 92Y in New York, Bob Schieffer, author of <i>Overload: Finding the</i> …

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The Best Talks And Lectures In 2017

Forum Network StaffHere is a roundup of The Forum Network's recordings of speakers who stepped up to the microphone in and around Boston in 2017.

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The Best Political Books of 2017

They educated us, inspired us, and gave us the blueprints to create a world we’ll all want to live in.<p>It wouldn’t be a stretch to say 2017 was one of …

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From Ta-Nehisi Coates to Nadia Murad: Top 10 Memoirs of 2017

A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice<p>Khizr Khan<p>Khizr Khan found himself at the center of national stage following his searing and emotional speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. His denunciation of Donald Trump unsurprisingly stirred the ire of the then-candidate. This memoir recounts the …

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Swampscott Native To Receive Anti-Defamation League Honor

Swampscott native Diana Leader-Cramer Moskowitz will be given the award at its 15th Annual Young Leadership Celebration on Saturday, Dec. …

Leadership

DOJ provides Congress with hundreds of texts between ex-Mueller team agent Peter Strzok and alleged mistress Lisa Page

The Justice Department provided congressional committees with hundreds of text messages between Peter Strzok — the agent on special counsel Robert …

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