Trump again seizes on terror incident to call for travel ban

Trump again seizes on terror incident to call for travel ban

Trump again seizes on terror incident to call for travel ban

The Metropolitan Police also said that Presidents Trump's comments were "unhelpful" and where "pure speculation". Asked about his tweet on the travel ban, Trump said "we have to be tougher and we have to be smarter".

The explosion marked the fifth terrorist attack on Britain this year, and it isn't the first time Trump has used a terrorist attack to promote his domestic policy agenda - in June Trump responded to the attack on London Bridge in a similar vein.

Soon after 22 people were injured in the attack on a busy underground train in west London, Trump tweeted: "Another attack in London by a loser terrorist".

Twitter user @Rrigs, who posted pictures of a white bucket smouldering on the train, said: "Explosion on Parsons Green District Line train".

A bucket wrapped in an insulated bag caught fire on a packed London subway train Friday, sending commuters stampeding in panic at the height of the morning rush hour.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said there had been a "shift" in the terrorism threat, with attackers using a wide range of methods to try to inflict carnage.

"I never think it is helpful for anyone to speculate on what is an ongoing investigation", May told the BBC, without naming the USA president.

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ISIS later claimed responsibility for the attack, as authorities raised the terror threat level from severe to critical, meaning that another terror attack might be imminent.

Police said the incident could have been much worse, had the man-made explosion device worked to its full potential.

"We must be vigilant and united in our efforts to expunge these diabolical enemies", said Pittenger, who serves as the vice chairman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance, and chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism.

He also suggested that the perpetrator was known to authorities and recruited on the Internet, prompting British Prime Minister Theresa May and a London police spokesperson to publicly rebuke the President.

The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to hear oral arguments to decide the travel ban's constitutionality in October.

Trump is using the incident to defend his travel ban against six Muslim-majority countries. After a back-and-forth between their administrations, Khan said the Trump's planned official state visit to the United Kingdom should be canceled.

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