European Leader Proposes Ban On Donald Trump From Entering Country (DETAILS)


The leader of the United Kingdom’s Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, has spoken out against Donald Trump and even suggested that the U.S. president be barred from the country while his Muslim ban remains in effect.

In an interview with ITV, Corbyn said, “I’m not happy about him coming here until that ban is lifted.” Many nations have expressed concern of Trump’s recent Muslim ban and refusal to take in refugees. However, Corbyn, since he is not currently the head of government, is a bit freer to speak out than some leaders might be.

He expressed concern with Queen Elizabeth II’s decision to meet with Trump. He warned that the queen’s meeting with Trump could be seen as giving tacit approval to the president’s racist and misogynistic policies.

In addition to the interview with ITV, Corbyn has also taken to Twitter to speak out against Trump, warning that his stance on immigration and refugees went against the United Kingdom’s values as a country.

Additionally, he warned that Prime Minster Theresa May would be failing the British people if she did not condemn Trump’s policies and rhetoric.

‘. should not be welcomed to Britain while he abuses our shared values with shameful & attacks on refugees & women’

‘. would be failing the British people if she does not postpone the state visit & condemn Trump’s actions in the clearest terms’

Corbyn also tweeted a petition that argued that Trump should be allowed to enter the U.K. in his official capacity as head of the U.S. government, but should not be allowed to make an official Stat Visit.

‘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.’

Currently, the petition has more than 695,000 signatures which is nearly 7 times more than what is required for Parliament to consider the petition in a formal setting. Clearly, the people of the U.K are not fond of America’s current president. Though, to be fair, judging by the protests that have occurred since Trump’s inauguration, neither are many of the American people.

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[h/t: Mediaite]