Trump Responds, Blames Khizr Khan For “Vicious Attack” [Video]

The father of US Army Capt. Humayun Khan who was martyred in the Iraq war said on Monday that the Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump lacked the empathy to be a leader and chided him for throwing the first salvo in their exchange.

Khizr and Ghazala Khan have been caught up in a growing dispute with Trump after the outspoken billionaire responded simultaneously on Twitter to the Khan’s morning television appearances, claiming he was being “viciously” attacked.

Asked on CNN what message he could give Trump, Khizr Khan said he wanted to maintain his family’s dignity and convey to Trump “that a good leader has one trait … empathy.”

It is basic character, realising, feeling the pains, the difficulties of the people that you wish to lead…And that is missing