Trump: If I were president, Humayun Khan would be alive

Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpBrennan fires new shot at Trump: ‘He’s drunk on power’ Trump aides discussed using security clearance revocations to distract from negative stories: report Trump tried to dissuade Melania from 'Be Best' anti-bullying campaign: report MORE said that if he was president in 2004, Khizr Khan’s son wouldn’t have died serving in Iraq because America would not have been engaged in a war there.

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“If I were president, his son wouldn't have died because we wouldn't be in a war,” Trump said during a Monday night interview on Fox News’s “Hannity.” “I wouldn't have been in the war.”

The GOP presidential nominee’s remarks about Khan — who’s son, Army Capt. Humayun Khan, was killed by a suicide bomber in 2004 in Iraq — have sparked a firestorm among both Democrats and Republicans.

Khan delivered a sharp rebuke against Trump during last week’s speech at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

Trump has frequently mentioned that he opposed the Iraq War, something he has used against Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonMueller recommends Papadopoulos be sentenced to up to 6 months in prison Poll: Dem opponent leads Scott Walker by 5 points Cuomo fires back at Trump: 'America is great because it rejects your hate-filled agenda' MORE, who voted for the war while she represented New York in the Senate.