Trump Lands In London, Immediately Lambastes Mayor: ‘Stone Cold Loser’

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: U.S. President Donald Trump talks to the media before he departs the White House on June 02, 2019 in Washington, DC. The president and First Lady Melania Trump will be guests of the Queen an... WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: U.S. President Donald Trump talks to the media before he departs the White House on June 02, 2019 in Washington, DC. The president and First Lady Melania Trump will be guests of the Queen and attend a ceremony in Portsmouth to mark 75 years since the D-Day landings. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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June 3, 2019 7:31 a.m.

Just as he landed in London early Monday morning, President Trump kicked off his trip to the United Kingdom with a thread of insults hurled at London Mayor Sadiq Khan.

Trump called Khan a “stone cold loser” and compared him to the “very dumb and incompetent” New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, an apparent insult. He ended the tweet storm with a juvenile attempt to be the bigger person.

Khan hasn’t exactly been affable toward Trump in the past. During previous visits, he’s permitted the display of a Trump baby blimp and has said any official visits by the President would not be welcome. Khan’s main political vexation with Trump centers on the President’s Muslim travel ban. Khan is the first Muslim mayor of London.

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