Donald Trump renews feud with London mayor over terror attack

Donald Trump renews feud with London mayor over terror attack

US President Donald Trump again attacked London Mayor Sadiq Khan for his assurances to London after an attack of terror.
Mr. Khan said that people should not be alarmed by an increased police presence on the streets.

But Trump accused him on Sunday of threatening the threat and said Monday that the mayor's precision on his statement was a "pathetic excuse".
Seven people were killed and 48 wounded during the attacks on Saturday night.
After the tragedy, the mayor said: "Londoners will see an increased presence of the police today and in the next few days. No reason to be alarmed."

The US president criticized Khan for this, but did not provide the background, writing: "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in a terrorist attack and the mayor of London says there is no reason To be alarmed! 

In response to Mr. Trump's bombing, a spokesman for the mayor said Saturday that Khan "has more important things to do than respond to Donald Trump's misinformed tweets that deliberately do not put in context" , Said the mayor.
Mr. Trump's attacks on Mr. Khan sparked condemnation on both sides of the Atlantic.
His critics accused him of being insensitive and twisting the mayor's words.

Politicians in the UK called on Monday Prime Minister to withdraw the invitation for Mr. Trump's state visit later this year.
Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said: "He is a man who insults our national values at the time of introspection and mourning."
Over the weekend, Prime Minister Theresa May refused to criticize Mr. Trump, simply by saying that Mr. Khan was doing a "good job".

British voters go to the polls on Thursday in the general elections.

"Try to imagine that the British prime minister is attacking the mayor of New York the day after September 11," said Simon O'Connor, a cabinet member of the European Parliament.
The United States Conference of Mayors, representing more than 1,400 American cities, supported Mr. Khan.

"It has risen above this crisis of death and destruction, as mayors continue to do, to ease fear, to console its people of London," mayors said in a statement on Sunday.


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