People Are Pissed Over Donald Trump’s Tweets About The London Terror Attacks
Seven people were killed, dozens were injured, and 21 out of the 36 hospitalized remain in critical condition. Three attackers who drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and went on a stabbing spree nearby in Borough Market were killed in roughly eight minutes afterpolice arrived at the scene around 10 p.m., according to Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick.
On Sunday, police conducted a raid and arrested 12 people they believe wereconnected to the events. The search is ongoing.
In the wake of thesehorrific acts, peopletook to social media to show their love for London.
Donald Trumps first tweet about the attacks addressed his travel ban, not London.
We need the Travel Ban as an extra level of safety!
The president finally referred to his controversial executive order as a ban, and Twitter was quick to respond.
Many people were upset Trumpchose the London attacks as anopportunity to push his agenda.
Trumpsfollowup tweet said the U.S. is willing to help the U.K. with whatever it needs.
Here, hesaidwe stand with the U.K.
Some were not willing to forget theinitialmention of the travel ban before the tweet showing Americassupport for the U.K.
People did not back down.
The president also said,We must stop being politically correct, but perhaps Trumps tweet that garnered the most attention was the one about the London Mayor,Sadiq Khan.
In the mayors statement to Londoners, he said, My message to Londoners and visitors to our great city is to be calm and vigilant today.
Trump tweeted, At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is no reason to be alarmed!’
According to , a spokesman for Sadiq Khan said the mayor had more important things to do than respond to Donald Trumps ill-informed tweet that deliberately takes out of context his remarks.
Trumps final tweet on the issue (thus far) was posted on Sunday morning.
It was also met with criticism.
On Sunday, ISIS claimed responsibility for the attacks.
Political parties aside, we must stand together and put the victims of this senseless tragedy above all else.