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.”
Watch the video, embedded below:
‘Don’t talk about racism, racist’: Trump scorched after claiming Biden-Harris campaign has a ‘racism problem’
President Donald Trump continued to lash out at Kamala Harris after the California Democrat was chosen to join the 2020 Democratic Party ticket as presumptive nominee Joe Biden's running mate.
At a news conference following the selection, Trump complained about Harris being "nasty."
After 10 p.m. on Monday, Trump tweeted out an attack ad claiming "Joe Biden has a racism problem."
Here's some of what people were saying about Trump's line of attack:
Trump’s irrational fear that windmills will ‘destroy the country’ makes him the butt of jokes
The leader of the free world ranted about windmills while calling into Sean Hannity's Fox News show on Monday.
"If you see a windmill and you hear a windmill, your home goes down by half, or less than half. It kills all the birds," Trump falsely claimed.
"The whole thing is crazy, what they want to do, and they'll destroy the country," Trump argued.
Here's some of what people were saying about his fear of windmills:
LISTEN: Trump goes on angry rant against female reporter while phoning into Fox News
President Donald Trump spent his Tuesday evening calling into Sean Hannity's show on Fox News.
During the call, the leader of the free world whined about Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times correspondent Maggie Haberman.
"The Pulitzer Prize is worthless as far as I'm concerned," Trump said of the coveted award. "Because, when you have the Maggie Habermans getting a Pulitzer Prize and she got it all wrong."
"I haven't spoken to her forever -- she's like my biographer, like she knows everything about me. She knows nothing about me.
[caption id="attachment_1261521" align="aligncenter" width="800"] The New York Times' Maggie Haberman, President Donald Trump[/caption]