Jeremy Hunt sides with Trump over Sadiq Khan insults

The Tory leadership candidate has been cosying up to the US President and is reportedly close with Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner.

The Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has defended Donald Trump over his insulting tweets about Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.

Ahead of his state visit to London, Trump said Khan was short and called him a “stone cold loser”.

When asked about this, Hunt said: “[Khan] has made some pretty choice insults about Donald Trump. And all I would say is that spat started because the Mayor of London and other people in the Labour Party decided to boycott this visit and I think that is just totally inappropriate.”

Hunt went on to call Trump “the leader of the free world and our closest ally”.

While Khan has criticised Donald Trump’s policies and said he should not be welcomed on a state visit, he has not used personal insults like “dumb” “short” or “loser”.

Hunt is running for Tory party leader and will later be present at a state dinner held in Donald Trump’s honour.

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7 Responses to “Jeremy Hunt sides with Trump over Sadiq Khan insults”

  1. Dave Roberts

    David, would you like to explain your post. I can’t make head nor tail of it.

  2. Patrick Newman

    Roberts and Sacold are obviously Alt-Right/Ukip (Farage disciples)/ guido trolls. Of course with targeting Khan it is a great opportunity for Trump and others to slip in some oblique Islamophobia. Big fat trade deals – Trump will tell us what the terms of a trade deal are – chlorinated chicken for all. Of course, the State visit was yet another ineptitude by May and although it could not be withdrawn it could have been postponed until the Tories choose their next leader and the Brexit position resolved. It is all too tempting for his yobbish persona!

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