We’re not kids, what’s your beef? London mayor responds to Trump attacks
The US president had launched a Twitter tirade against Sadiq Khan in the aftermath of the London Bridge terror attack.
London mayor Sadiq Khan has told Donald Trump “we are not schoolchildren”, in the wake of attacks on him by the US president.
Mr Khan said he did not know what Mr Trump’s “beef” was with him after the president launched a Twitter tirade against him in the aftermath of the London Bridge terror attack.
At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is "no reason to be alarmed!"— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 4, 2017
Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed" statement. MSM is working hard to sell it!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 5, 2017
The mayor told the Guardian: “I’m a reluctant participant in this dialogue with Donald Trump, because I’m trying to be a full-time mayor doing my job, and I’m not sure what he and his son have against me, and why they are tweeting about me.
“We’re not schoolchildren. He’s the president of the United States, so I’m unclear what his beef is with me.”
In the wake of the deadly June attacks, Mr Khan said Londoners should not be alarmed by visibly increased security on the streets of the capital.
In response, Mr Trump tweeted: “At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is ‘no reason to be alarmed!’”