After copping criticism from both sides of the Atlantic for a political attack on a fellow leader in the aftermath of a terror attack, President Trump only doubled down.
"I don't think we should roll out the red carpet to the president of the U.S. in the circumstances where his policies go against everything we stand for", he said.
It's worth noting Trump did not criticize Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham following last month's terrorist attack at an Ariana Grande concert.More news: DUP to support minority Tory government after 'confidence and supply' deal reached
"He's been at the COBRAs and we've been working with him to ensure the response was right, and to get London moving again", she explained.
After initially saying Mr Khan was "entirely right" to make a statement after the attacks where he tried to comfort and calm down Londoners, Mr Johnson was then asked about President Trump's state visit invite.More news: UAE urges Qatar to change policy after terror list issued
Trump Jr. continued defending his father and noted that every time media criticizes the president, their comments are proven to be wrong. "[Mainstream media] is working hard to sell it!" tweeted Trump.
U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was quick in saying that the invitation to the USA had been issued and accepted.
"I don't think that's actually true", Sanders said, according to The Guardian.
Trump's election opponent, Democrat Hillary Clinton, made a lightly veiled reference to the president's current controversy in a speech in Baltimore in which she praised Khan's leadership after the attack, reports The Washington Times.More news: Top intelligence officials deny receiving pressure from US President Donald Trump
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