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Khizr Khan says Trump's answer to his speech is 'typical of a person without a soul'

Answering Donald Trump's blustery response to his viral Democratic National Convention speech, Khizr Khan said late Saturday night that Trump's comments were "typical of a person without a soul."

The father of a Muslim U.S. soldier who was killed in Iraq, Khan specifically addressed Trump's suggested that his wife was silent on stage because she was not permitted to speak for religious reasons. His wife, Ghazala, Khan said, decided not to talk because she would be overcome with emotion remembering her son.

As for Trump, he added, "He showed his true colors when he disrespected this country's most honorable mother," Khan said. "All the snake oil he is selling, and my patriotic, decent Americans are falling for that. Republicans are falling for that. And I can only appeal to them. Reconsider. Repudiate. It's a moral obligation."

While Khan and Trump battle it out, pocket Constitutions have become an instant bestseller on Amazon after Khan touted one in his speech. "I will gladly lend you my copy," he said to Trump at the time. "In this document look for the words 'liberty' and 'equal protection of law.'"