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Londoners react to Trump’s ban

Londoners react to Trump’s ban

Politics, Uncategorized
The decision to ban the entry of citizens from seven Islamic-majority nations into the US by President Donald Trump has caused anger within PM Theresa May's party. Although Ms May was the first foreign premier to secure a visit to the White House, the PM was criticised for failing to condemn the ban during her meeting with Trump. The Independent had also highlighted the insignificance of Ms May's visit who failed to make frontpage headlines in the US. The Prime Minister had recently returned from a two-day visit to the US. Iraqi-born Conservative MP Nadhim Zahawi was vocal about the decision: I'm a British citizen & so proud to have been welcomed to this country. Sad to hear I'll be banned from the USA based on my country of birth — Nadhim Zahawi (@nadhimzahawi) January 28
Downing Street confirms US President State visit despite Anti-Trump Petition reaching over a million

Downing Street confirms US President State visit despite Anti-Trump Petition reaching over a million

News, Politics, Uncategorized
An online petition to stop Donald Trump’s state visit  has been widely shared and reached over a million signatures over the past few days. The signatures started increasing rapidly after the US President's travel ban on refugees and citizens from seven Muslim countries came into effect over the weekend. On average, the petition is currently getting more than 600 signatures every minute. via GIPHY Prime Minister Theresa May announced the visit on her recent US trip, hours before the ban was signed. The petition says: “Donald Trump should be allowed to enter the UK in his capacity as head of the US Government, but he should not be invited to make an official State Visit because it would cause embarrassment to Her Majesty the Queen.” In London, young people who signed the pet