"I used to love London as a city", Trump said. "I haven't been there in a long time". Look at what is going on in London", Trump told the newspaper, before referring directly to Khan: "I think he has done a very bad job on terrorism.
Hundreds of people in London have crowded under a balloon depicting Donald Trump as a screaming baby as protests across the United Kingdom accompanying the US president's arrival got underway. "We have come to an agreement at the proposal we're putting to the European Union which absolutely delivers on the Brexit people voted for", May said.
"I believe that the people in the UK, Scotland, Ireland, as you know I have property in Ireland, I have property all over, I think that those people they like me a lot and they agree with me on immigration", he said. "I just want to party with these people forever".
The U.S. President has already caused controversy during his visit after landing yesterday, slamming British Prime Minister Theresa May's strategy around Brexit and taking aim at the Mayor of London.
Organisers had planned to transport the blimp to Scotland overnight on the sleeper train and fly it at a protest near the Scottish Parliament on Saturday. "He does not deserve to meet our Queen today #StopTrump", he tweeted.
May had aimed to leverage the prize of a future trade deal with the United States in an effort gain support for her post-Brexit plans.
"Let's not forget that the hope of a quick trade deal with the USA was a significant factor in Theresa May's decision to invite Trump in the first place".
"So I think that's the effect the balloon will have", she added. The Labour member said: "A dash of Islamophobia lobbed at Sadiq Khan who he blames for terrorism".
The mayor also challenges Trump's claim that Europe is "losing its culture" because of immigration. It follows Trump's criticism of Khan's handling of crime and terrorist attacks.
Donald Trump finally met Queen Elizabeth II after months of grumbling, and it went just about as well as you'd expect. I'm afraid it is absolutely in Donald Trump's playbook.
But the war of words escalated as Labour lawmaker David Lammy said Trump's real problem with Khan was not about policy but the mayor's faith.
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