Theresa May tells Trump not to 'speculate' on London terror attack

Blast on London underground train passengers suffer facial burns

Blast on London underground train passengers suffer facial burns

US President Donald Trump used the London explosion to call for an expanded travel ban, a lighter version of which now prevents visitors from six Muslim-majority nations from entering the country.

Writing that London had been attacked by another "loser terrorist" who was "in the sights of Scotland Yard", he demanded that police "must be proactive" and the internet should be cut off to stop extremism. He also offered implied criticism of law enforcement, saying "these are sick and demented people who were in the sights of Scotland Yard".

Meanwhile today, when Trump called the terrorist incident in London as another attack "by a loser terrorist", May rebuked him by asking not to "speculate". "The internet is their main recruitment tool which we must cut off and use better!"

"It keeps going and going, and we have to be very smart and we have to be very, very tough - perhaps we're not almost tough enough", Mr. Trump said in the Rose Garden.

Trump also used the moment to argue on Twitter that his travel ban targeting six mostly Muslim nations should be "far larger, tougher and more specific - but stupidly, that would not be politically correct!"

The explosion, on a District Line Tube in the British capitals southwest, occurred as the train pulled into Parsons Green station.

Trump took to Twitter to comment on the situation just hours after the explosion.

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Sadiq Khan, the Muslim mayor of London, said that his city "utterly condemns the disgusting individuals who attempt to use terror to harm us and destroy our way of life".

It'd be less jarring if this were the first time Trump responded badly to an attack in London, but it's not.

May protested to Trump after US officials leaked information about a deadly bombing in Manchester in May.

"We need to be smart, vigilant and tough".

The Supreme Court granted Tuesday a Trump administration request to continue to bar most refugees under its travel ban.

In a later tweet on Friday morning, Trump took credit for progress during his administration in combating the Islamic State terrorist group, asserting that more had been done in the past nine months than under Obama's eight years in office. Must be proactive & nasty!'

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