Trump ignores advice to move on from Khan controversy

The Trump campaign appears divided over the controversy surrounding the candidate's argument with Khizr Khan, the father of a decorated soldier killed in Iraq.  As Republicans around the country – including some of Mr. Trump's biggest supporters – criticize the candidate for his harsh words against Khan, some campaign aides are urging Trump to move on from the controversy, while others are saying he has a "right to defend himself." New York Times: The Trump campaign has taken a few steps to recover its footing: Mr. Trump canceled a Thursday event in Plattsburgh, N.Y., a community with ties to the military in one of the country’s most heavily Democratic states. Trump strategists said the campaign would redouble its criticism of Mrs. Clinton’s support for military action in Iraq and Libya. Paul Manafort, Mr. Trump’s top political adviser, accused Mrs. Clinton of seeking to “avoid a discussion of her failed...(Read Full Post)