London mayor tells AP he doesn't care about Trump tweets

London mayor tells AP he doesn't care about Trump tweets

Donald Trump's planned state visit to Britain should be canceled, London's mayor said Tuesday after the president repeatedly criticized him following the latest terrorist attack.

The row between Mr Trump and Mr Khan saw the US President dismiss criticism of his original post on the subject by redoubling his attack, accusing Mr Khan of making a "pathetic excuse".

The president is expected to make an official visit in October following an invitation from Prime Minister Theresa May.

British authorities have named two of the three suspects in the attack. He challenged Khan to an intelligence test during the U.S election campaign, and in 2015 he said certain areas of London were no-go zones.

"State visits are given to world leaders who have had a distinguished service, who have a track record, and in the circumstances, where Donald Trump as president had a Muslim ban, had changed the policies of the U.S., the long-standing policies around refugees, in the circumstances when many British people disagree with many of Donald Trump's policies, we shouldn't be having a state visit".

"The invitation has been issued and accepted and I see no reason to change that, but as far as what Sadiq Khan has said about the reassurances he's offered the people of London, I think he was entirely right to speak in the way he did", Johnson said in a BBC radio interview when asked whether Trump's state visit should be canceled. "MSM is working hard to sell it!"

Trump's tweet renewed his mischaracterization of Khan's statement to London residents following the attack that left seven people dead and dozens injured.

"The point is, there is a reason to be alarmed".

"Severe means an attack across the country is still highly likely, and so we have all got to be vigilant", Khan said.

"I commend the strong leadership of the @MayorofLondon as he leads the city forward after this heinous attack", the acting ambassador, Lewis Lukens, tweeted on Sunday.

However, it was found that Trump had quoted Khan out of context.

She did however call President Trump "wrong" in his criticisms of Mr. Khan.

Just a few months later, in May 2017, Mr Khan was of course elected as the first Muslim mayor of London. No reason to be alarmed.

When pressed about how his proposed ban would affect Mr Khan, he said: "There will always be exceptions".

Khan has received widespread support in recent days, including from the 2016 US Democratic presidential nominee, Hilary Clinton, and Mayor Bill de Blasio of NY.

Khan told Channel 4 News on Monday that the country should not "roll out the red carpet to the President of the United States in the circumstances where his policies go against everything we stand for".

"We keep appeasing it", Donald Trump Jr. said Monday in Trump Tower. "I've got better and more important things to focus on".

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