British politicians condemn Trump re-tweets
President Trump’s now infamous re-tweet of inflammatory posts from a British far-right group have been roundly condemned by politicians of all shades. His actions were called offensive, some have called for him to be charged with inciting racial hatred and for a proposed state visit to the UK to be cancelled. The controversy completely overshadowed…
Ann Coulter: ‘No evidence’ Trump tweet videos false
Ann Coulter is a conservative commentator who may well be the reason Trump tweeted. She is one of only 45 people he follows on Twitter and she tweeted one of those Britain First videos just before he did. Labour MP Rupa Huq is former Shadow Minister for Crime and Prevention.
Brendan Cox: Trump ‘spreading far-right vitriol’
Brendan Cox, the husband of murdered Labour MP Jo Cox, has accused Donald Trump of spreading hate. His wife was murdered by a far-right extremist who reportedly shouted “Britain First” while attacking her. The group Britain First have always denied involvement in the murder.
May condemns Trump for retweeting anti-Muslim videos
Downing Street has condemned a series of tweets by President Trump, re-posting anti-Muslim videos which had been put online by a leader of the far-right group Britain First. Mr Trump re-posted three videos from the account of the group’s deputy leader Jayda Fransen, who’s facing charges, including religiously aggravated harassment. It’s been met by outrage…