Donald Trump hit back at the father of a fallen Muslim soldier Saturday who said Trump had “sacrificed nothing,” by saying that he made a lot of sacrifices by working “very, very hard,” according to ABC News.
In an interview with George Stephanopoulos, Trump pushed back at Khizr Khan by saying that he has sacrificed a lot by employing a lot of people and questioned whether Khan’s words during his Democratic Convention speech were his own.
“Who wrote that? Did Hillary’s script writers write it?” Trump said to ABC. “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,” he added. “I’ve had tremendous success. I think I’ve done a lot.”
Trump brushed Khan off, saying that he looked “very emotional” during his remarks, and questioned why Khan’s wife, Ghazala Khan, did not speak, saying perhaps she wasn’t not allowed.
“If you look at his wife, she was standing there,” he told ABC. “She had nothing to say. She probably, maybe she wasn’t allowed to have anything to say. You tell me.”
Trump was doubling down on previous remarks that he made when The New York Times asked him what he thought about Khan’s speech and he said he wanted to hear what Ghazala Kahn had to say.
Watch the clip below via ABC News:
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