gold star families

Karen Meredith’s son Ken was killed in Iraq in 2003. She told us what it was like getting a letter of condolence from President George W. Bush and gave her reaction to President Trump’s comments following the deaths of four green berets in Niger.
Donald Trump is under renewed criticism for his response to the deaths of four green berets, killed by ISIS in Niger. He’s now alleged to have told one of their grieving widows it was “what he signed up for”.
"When you don’t even acknowledge the sacrifice or the death, then it’s like you don’t even care."
Donald Trump has falsely claimed that President Obama & his other predecessors did not call the families of American troops killed in combat.
The real question is, how will you react when he fails to deliver on his promises?
When an adviser warned him he had insulted a Gold Star family, Trump reportedly said "what's that?"
An apology to the Gold Star family he insulted might have made this more sincere.
No presidential candidate since 1952 in Trump's low polling position at this stage of the campaign has won the popular vote.
There's obviously reason for optimism. According to Real Clear Politics last week, Clinton was dominating the race by almost
Maybe Donald Trump is right. Maybe the system is rigged. Maybe a gutless, classless, trash-talking neo-Nationalist who insults women, Muslims, Mexicans, war heroes and the handicapped really can't get a break in 2016.
Just as candidate Trump arose from the slime of racism, misogyny and ignorance that has festered in the Republican Party for so very long, so too did his words and views towards military veterans.
But with Donald Trump, we all can see his character in action. No one has to feed us questionable "facts," or distorted arguments
Captain Khan may have died on June 8, 2004 in Iraq while protecting the troops under his command, but he is still fighting for America against those who attack our values.
Relative to a soldier who died thwarting a suicide bomber, and to that soldier's grieving parents, Donald Trump is -- there's no polite way to put it -- nothing.