By: Rusty Weiss
You could smell this one coming a mile away – another fake news story being perpetrated by a very vocal critic of President Trump.
Khizr Khan, a Muslim man whose son died fighting for our country in Iraq, has been a perpetual voice of opposition to Trump’s plans for a travel ban in the U.S.
Khan’s anti-Trump rhetoric topped out when he appeared as a speaker at the Democrat National Convention this past summer and asked the future President if he’s ever read the Constitution.
But the liberal advocate’s efforts to paint Trump in a bad light may have gone too far this time. Khan claimed through a statement to a Canadian television producer that he had to cancel a scheduled speech in Toronto after being told his “travel privileges are being reviewed.”
JUST IN: Gold Star father Khizr Khan cancels scheduled speech in Toronto after being told his “travel privileges are being reviewed.” pic.twitter.com/3dXFMnjced
— Rosa Hwang (@journorosa) March 6, 2017
The implications were clear, as the alleged incident coincided with the President’s new order – that Khan, a Muslim, had his travel restricted due to Trump’s latest temporary ban.
However, Khan’s story almost immediately unraveled for two reasons – He is a U.S. citizen who was traveling to Canada, of which there have been no travel restrictions, and he is originally from Pakistan, which is not on the list of countries being restricted.
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