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Source: The Guardian and agencies

Donald Trump attacks Sadiq Khan in tweets over London deaths

US leader calls London mayor a ‘disaster’ after three men killed in separate attacks in 24 hours

Staff and agencies
Sun 16 Jun 2019 00.59 BST Last modified on Sun 16 Jun 2019 01.10 BST

The row between Donald Trump and Sadiq Khan has escalated again after the US president called the London mayor “a disaster” in response to violence in the capital, where three men have been killed in separate attacks in less than 24 hours.

Retweeting a post by right-wing commentator Katie Hopkins about the killings, the president said the capital needed a new mayor “ASAP” and that Khan “will only get worse!”

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Trump then followed his tweet up a few hours later with another attack on Khan: “He is a national disgrace who is destroying the City of London!”

The original post by Hopkins called the capital “Stab-City” and “Khan’s Londonistan” alongside two screenshots of BBC News articles detailing the violence.

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Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/jun/16/trump-attacks-sadiq-khan-over-upsurge-in-london-violence

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