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Mon Jun 5, 2017, 10:12 PM

Cancel Trump state visit, says Sadiq Khan, after London attack tweets

Source: Guardian

London mayor says US president is wrong about many things and that state visit to Britain should not go ahead


Monday 5 June 2017 18.39 EDT
First published on Monday 5 June 2017 07.55 EDT

The London mayor, Sadiq Khan, has called on the British government to cancel a planned state visit by Donald Trump after being criticised in two tweets by the US president.

Trump initially criticised Khan for his response to the London Bridge terrorist attack; though, in doing so, he misquoted London’s mayor. Khan’s office pointed out Trump’s error later but the president responded by accusing London’s mayor of making a “pathetic excuse”.

Appearing on Channel 4 News on Monday evening, Khan said Trump was wrong about “many things” and that his state visit should not go ahead.

“I don’t think we should roll out the red carpet to the president of the USA in the circumstances where his policies go against everything we stand for,” he said.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/jun/05/donald-trump-attack-courts-travel-ban-london

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Reply Cancel Trump state visit, says Sadiq Khan, after London attack tweets (Original post)
Tactical Peek Jun 2017 OP
Txbluedog Jun 2017 #1
47of74 Jun 2017 #8
Txbluedog Jun 2017 #11
politicat Jun 2017 #14
not fooled Jun 2017 #15
Txbluedog Jun 2017 #16
George II Jun 2017 #2
Midnight Writer Jun 2017 #3
justgamma Jun 2017 #4
Honeycombe8 Jun 2017 #5
SCVDem Jun 2017 #6
Grammy23 Jun 2017 #7
flibbitygiblets Jun 2017 #9
murielm99 Jun 2017 #10
athena Jun 2017 #12
dalton99a Jun 2017 #13
AngryAmish Jun 2017 #17

Response to Tactical Peek (Original post)

Mon Jun 5, 2017, 10:15 PM

1. Tell that to Trump's lapdog May

 

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Response to Txbluedog (Reply #1)

Mon Jun 5, 2017, 10:48 PM

8. I think May sees herself as the second coming of Thatcher or some damn thing....

 

....but she's nothing more than an enabler of Agent Orange.

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Response to 47of74 (Reply #8)

Mon Jun 5, 2017, 11:26 PM

11. Like Beezlebub Thatcher was an enabler for Raygun

 

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Response to Txbluedog (Reply #11)

Mon Jun 5, 2017, 11:56 PM

14. It's time to stop these crappy 80s reboots.

This shit wasn't great then, and the retread version is just pathetic.

(Snark fully intended, because it's either snark and hopefully bring a grim smile to someone else, or go full on HULK SMASH. Which isn't actually useful.)

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Response to politicat (Reply #14)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 01:26 AM

15. Yeah

once was enough. We know that, but unfortunately too many voters have short memories. Hell, there was a disastrous puke president just eight years ago, yet here we are again.



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Response to politicat (Reply #14)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 09:46 AM

16. Thanks, I need the smile the snark bought on

 

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Response to Tactical Peek (Original post)

Mon Jun 5, 2017, 10:15 PM

2. I'm with Khan.

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Response to Tactical Peek (Original post)

Mon Jun 5, 2017, 10:32 PM

3. Cue Trump: "I didn't want to go anyway! Pathetic losers! Sad."

Trump was reportedly tired of his overseas trip. Could this whole twitter kerfuffle be so he will have an excuse to skip this trip.

Any parent recognizes this behavior, as do most pet owners.

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Response to Tactical Peek (Original post)

Mon Jun 5, 2017, 10:34 PM

4. So the London mayor

is calling for a travel ban. On Trump! Love it.

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Response to Tactical Peek (Original post)

Mon Jun 5, 2017, 10:35 PM

5. He'd just make our relationship worse. Horrible to treat our #1 ally that way. Horrible. nt

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Response to Tactical Peek (Original post)

Mon Jun 5, 2017, 10:36 PM

6. Damn Straight!

 

He should be banned from all civilized countries!

Dump is the drunk uncle at Thanksgiving you don't want to even see.

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Response to Tactical Peek (Original post)

Mon Jun 5, 2017, 10:43 PM

7. Looks like he might have cooked his goose.

No welcome mats rolled out for our buffoon in chief. Serves him right and perhaps the first of more disinvitations to go to other nations. I can't imagine after his disastrous trip and the way he has attacked the Mayor of London that anyone in these countries would want to see him. What if they held a rally and no one came?

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Response to Tactical Peek (Original post)

Mon Jun 5, 2017, 10:56 PM

9. He won't go now because Londoners will be protesting him in the streets

The dude's ego cannot abide.

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Response to flibbitygiblets (Reply #9)

Mon Jun 5, 2017, 11:23 PM

10. I wonder if some countries may tell him to stay home

because they are not sure they can protect him. He is so hated, anyone could attack him.

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Response to Tactical Peek (Original post)

Mon Jun 5, 2017, 11:29 PM

12. Good idea. Europe should stop normalizing him.

By inviting him to visit, they're making it seem like he's a respectable person and not the complete nutcase that he is.

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Response to Tactical Peek (Original post)

Mon Jun 5, 2017, 11:30 PM

13. Kick.

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Response to Tactical Peek (Original post)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 09:51 AM

17. We are gonna see who has more stroke.

 

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