London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Friday slammed President Trump ahead of his state visit to the United Kingdom next month, saying Trump is not in the “same class” as presidents who made such trips in the past.
“Of course we should have a close relationship with the president of the United States, but we shouldn’t be rolling out the red carpet; we shouldn’t have a state banquet,” Khan said during an interview with LBC, a British talk-radio station.
“History tells us only two presidents have had a state visit,” Khan said, referring to former Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush.
“President Trump is not in the same class as those two,” added the London mayor, who has openly feuded with Trump in the past.
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