Mayor of London Sadiq Khan Refuses to ‘Roll Out Red Carpet’ and Give Full State Visit for President Donald Trump

Sadiq Khan has already stated once before that he doesn’t think President Donald Trump should visit the UK.

Despite this mayor’s stubborn statement, PM Theresa May has expressed other sentiments — urging the President to come and visit.

So Khan continues to pout.

Now he is stating that if the president should come to the UK, to not expect the ‘red carpet’ treatment.

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The Mayor of London renewed his war of words with the U.S. President ahead of a proposed state visit to the capital.

Theresa May had officially invited Trump to the UK in January but the trip was left out of the Queen’s Speech last month, ending hopes it would happen this year.

Despite an invite from the UK government, both sides have failed to arrange a date amid reports that Mr Trump has been put off by the threat of large-scale protests.

Among the President’s main opponents in the UK has been Mr Khan, who opposed Trump’s travel ban which targeted people from mainly Muslim countries.

Daily Mail

During an interview with CNN, of course, the mayor stated he was ‘ready to play my role’ when it came to challenging people’s opinions.

He added: ‘State visits are different from a normal visit and at a time when the President of the USA has policies that many in our country disagree with, I am not sure it is appropriate for our government to roll out the red carpet.

‘If you somehow think it is not possible to be a Muslim and a proud westerner I am happy to disabuse you of that idea, whether you are a reporter for CNN or Donald Trump.’

Mr. Khan must be forgetting his role as a diplomatic leader, though.

Someone in London needs to grab Khan by the metaphorical ‘short hairs’ and help him remember.

There is a food chain when it comes to politics, and Sadiq is on the lower end of it.

By him throwing his little tantrum, he is stopping progress between the two leading nations of the world.


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