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Gold Star father Khizr Khan to appear at campaign event for Maryland gubernatorial candidate Kamenetz

Gold Star father Khizr Khan to appear at campaign event for Maryland gubernatorial candidate Kamenetz

Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father who made national headlines when he criticized then-candidate Donald J. Trump during the 2016 Democratic National Convention, is set to appear at a gubernatorial campaign event next week for Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz.

Khan is the father of U.S. Army Capt. Humayun Khan, who was killed in Iraq in 2004.

He will participate in a March 27 meet-and-greet with Kamenetz, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor to face the Republican incumbent, Larry Hogan.

At the convention where Hillary Clinton was nominated for president, Khan delivered a speech criticizing Trump, saying, “Let me ask you, have you even read the...

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