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“It looks like we're not going to have a good relationship”, Trump tells Cameron

Monday, May 16th 2016 - 19:00 UTC
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“Number one, I'm not stupid, OK? I can tell you that right now — just the opposite,” Trump told Morgan, at the Good Morning Britain breakfast show “Number one, I'm not stupid, OK? I can tell you that right now — just the opposite,” Trump told Morgan, at the Good Morning Britain breakfast show
Cameron said that Trump's suggestion Muslims should be barred from the United States was “divisive, stupid and wrong.” Cameron said that Trump's suggestion Muslims should be barred from the United States was “divisive, stupid and wrong.”
In December, after the San Bernardino shooting in which 14 people were killed, Trump called for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the US”. In December, after the San Bernardino shooting in which 14 people were killed, Trump called for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the US”.
Asked to clarify this position in Monday's interview, he said “millions of people were calling in saying, 'Donald Trump is right.'” Asked to clarify this position in Monday's interview, he said “millions of people were calling in saying, 'Donald Trump is right.'”
“When Khan won I wished him well, now, I don't care about him,” Trump told the show. “Let's see how he does, I mean let's see if he's a good mayor.” “When Khan won I wished him well, now, I don't care about him,” Trump told the show. “Let's see how he does, I mean let's see if he's a good mayor.”

Republican hopeful Donald Trump has hit back at criticism from Britain's leaders by describing himself in an interview with Piers Morgan as “not stupid” and a “unifier.” The presumptive Republican nominee made the comment to Good Morning Britain, the breakfast show of NBC News' U.K. partner ITV.

 He was asked about comments by British Prime Minister David Cameron, leader of the U.K.'s Conservative Party, who said that Trump's suggestion Muslims should be barred from the United States was “divisive, stupid and wrong.”

Trump told Good Morning Britain that “it looks like we're not going to have a very good relationship,” if he were to win the presidential election in November.

“Number one, I'm not stupid, OK? I can tell you that right now — just the opposite,” he told Morgan, the former CNN talk-show host. “Number two, in terms of divisive, I don't think I'm a divisive person. I'm a unifier, unlike our president now I'm a unifier.”

In December, a week after the San Bernardino shooting in which 14 people were killed, Trump called for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States.” Asked to clarify this position in Monday's interview, he said “millions of people were calling in saying, 'Donald Trump is right.'”

Trump has also been condemned by left-of-center British politicians, including new London Mayor Sadiq Khan.

Khan — a Muslim member of the U.K.'s opposition Labour Party — said Trump's comments on Islam were “ignorant” adding that he hopes the Republican loses the election.

“When he won I wished him well — now, I don't care about him,” Trump told Good Morning Britain. “Let's see how he does, I mean let's see if he's a good mayor.”

Trump said Khan was “very rude,” and added: “Tell him I will remember those statements, they're very nasty statements.”. Khan “doesn't know me, never met me, doesn't know what I'm all about,” the real-estate mogul said.

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  • Briton

    relationships,
    Trump and Cameron, no chance,
    but we will talk and get along, that's what adults in the modern world do, unlike some,

    perhaps if we leave a new man will be in place and get on quite well with the Americans,
    no one is just going to dump us because of Cameron and co.

    just my trump card and opinion.

    May 16th, 2016 - 07:16 pm 0
  • Skip

    Trump is STUPID if he thinks he is a UNIFIER!

    I will laugh for years if Trump wins. However as he is always so busy alienating voters it is unlikely.

    There isn't enough white middle aged men to vote him into power without every other group - Muslims, Mexicans, Women - that he has denigrated.

    However I don't underestimated the stupidity of American voters. So if I am wrong I will at least get to laugh.

    May 16th, 2016 - 10:57 pm 0
  • DemonTree

    So Trump can dish out the insults but can't take them. What a shock.

    He wanted to ban Sadiq Khan from America despite the fact he doesn't know him, never met him, and doesn't know what he's all about. Why should he expect any goodwill after that?

    May 16th, 2016 - 11:07 pm 0
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