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Biden nominates Gold Star father Khizr Khan to US Commission on International Religious Freedom

Posted On: Oct 26, 2021   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Biden nominates Gold Star father Khizr Khan to US Commission on International Religious Freedom

Summary List Placement President Biden announced on Friday that he was appointing of Khizr Khan -- a lawyer and Gold Star parent -- to serve on the US Commission on International Religious Freedom.
Khan rose to prominence in 2016 when he denounced then-presidential candidate Donald Trump's disparaging comments about Muslims in a speech at that year's Democratic National Convention.
Khizr Khan: "Donald Trump, let me ask you, have you even read the U.S. Constitution?" pic.twitter.com/ItHxSZVroP - POLITICO July 29, 2016
"You're asking Americans to trust you with their future," said Khan at the convention, standing beside his wife Ghazala. "Let me ask you-- have you even read the United State Constitution? I will gladly lend you my copy."
Trump later attacked Khan with Islamophobic insinuations , questioning whether she was permitted to speak as she stood silently alongside her husband on the stage.
Khan's son, US Army Captain Humayun Khan, died in a suicide bombing at a military base near Baghdad,...

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