June 18, 2018

Parsons Green: Theresa May scolds Trump for terror tweets (BBC)

Parsons Green: Theresa May scolds Trump for terror tweets (BBC)

British Prime Minister Theresa May has rebuked US President Donald Trump for claiming suspects in Friday’s London train blast were known to police.

“I never think it’s helpful for anybody to speculate on what is an ongoing investigation,” she said.

Mr Trump described the attackers in a tweet as “loser terrorists” and “sick and demented people who were in the sights of Scotland Yard”.

The bomb rocked a London Underground train on Friday, injuring 22 people. At the White House on Friday, Mr Trump described the train attack as “a terrible thing”, adding that he planned to call Mrs May “right now”.

In tweets earlier in the morning, Mr Trump appeared to chide UK authorities: “Must be proactive!” London police said of the US president’s remarks that “any speculation is unhelpful”. Read more

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