In his first interview since Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton gave her acceptance speech on Thursday night, Republican nominee Donald Trump took exception to remarks made by Khizr Khan, the father of a fallen Muslim captain in the U.S. Army.
On ABC News, Trump told host George Stephanopoulos that Khan was wrong to say that he has “sacrificed nothing” for his country, then went on to insinuate the Khan’s wife is forbidden to speak because of the family’s Muslim faith.
“I saw him, I saw him,” Trump said Saturday. “He was, you know, very emotional.”
He went on, “If you look at his wife, she was standing there. She had nothing to say. She probably, maybe she wasn’t allowed to have anything to say. You tell me.”
When pressed to name sacrifices he’s made in life, Trump said, “I think I’ve made a lot of sacrifices. I work very, very hard. I’ve created thousands and thousands of jobs, tens of thousands of jobs, built great structures. I’ve had tremendous success. I think I’ve done a lot.”
He pointed to his charitable contribution of “millions” of dollars to veterans, although those claims do not hold up under scrutiny. Veterans groups have said of the former reality TV star, “His mouth writes checks no one can cash.”
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#AdamSchiffROCKS trends nationwide as House manager begins the prosecution of Donald Trump
The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee spent two hours and twenty minutes on his opening arguments in the prosecution of President Donald Trump.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), in his role as lead impeachment manager, laid out the case of why the House of Representatives concluded that Trump should be removed from office following his Senate impeachment trial.
Schiff, who has a reputation as a somewhat-boring former prosecutor, impressed people watching the hearings to the point where "Adam Schiff Rocks" trended nationwide on Twitter.
WATCH: Adam Schiff takes a thinly veiled shot at Alan Dershowitz during impeachment trial
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) on Wednesday took a thinly veiled shot at Alan Dershowitz, who has agreed to serve on President Donald Trump's impeachment defense team.
During his opening statement, Schiff ridiculed the argument made by Dershowitz that presidents cannot be impeached on charges of abuse of power, which is what Trump has been impeached on and what former President Richard Nixon would have been impeached on had he not resigned.
"You will hear the president's lawyers make the astounding claim that you can't impeach a president for abusing the powers of his office," Schiff said.
Jim Jordan scorched by Dem challenger over OSU sex abuse denials: ‘This is a damning to hell lie’
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) denied claims that he knew about the sex abuse of college wrestlers by a team physician when he was a coach at Ohio State University -- and his Democratic challenger Shannon Freshour called him a liar.
At least four former wrestlers and a referee have said they complained to Jordan about Dr. Richard Strauss -- but the Ohio Republican dismissed their claims as ridiculous, reported WCMH-TV.
"The idea that I wouldn’t stand up for our athletes if I thought there was some kind of harm happening to them is ridiculous," Jordan told the station. "I’ve stood up to the FBI. I’ve stood up to the IRS. I’ve stood up to Adam Schiff. I’ve stood up to John Boehner, the speaker of the House from our own state in our own party. So, if I think, there was, if I thought there was something wrong or if I knew there was something wrong happening, I would have stood up for him. But like I said, everyone, every single coach has said the same thing I have because the reason they’ve said that just because that’s the truth."