UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has denounced US President Donald Trump’s latest anti-Muslim tweets “abhorrent” and “dangerous,” asking the government of Prime Minister Theresa May to condemn them.
“I hope our Government will condemn far-right retweets by Donald Trump. They are abhorrent, dangerous and a threat to our society,” Corbyn wrote on twitter on Wednesday.
Hours earlier, Trump stirred a firestorm by retweeting a series of unverified videos, posted by the leader of the far-right organization Britain First, Jayda Fransen, purportedly showed violence committed by Muslims.
Corbyn’s stance was echoed by other Lbour members, with lawmaker David Lammy saying that Trump was “not welcome” in the UK, referring to the American head of state’s long overdue state visit, which has been delayed out of fear for widespread protests.
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