Sadiq Khan Rejects Trump's Offer to Bend "No Muslims" Rule for Him

By Gary Cutlack on at

Donald Trump has extended a limp and lukewarm hand of welcome to new London mayor Sadiq Khan, suggesting that the presidential hopeful's plan to temporarily ban muslims from entering the US might be bent to allow Khan to pop over. Seeing as he's quite the important politician nowadays, so can presumably be trusted not to machine gun a shopping mall full of Americans then blow himself and attending medical services up as soon as he steps off the plane.

Trump said: "There will always be exceptions" when asked if London's mayor might be allowed in to the US should be become president in some sort of nightmare flashforward, adding "If he does a good job and frankly if he does a great job, that would be a terrific thing."

Khan doesn't appear to be hugely keen on visiting a future Trump-led US, though, responding to the offer with: "This isn't just about me. It's about my friends, my family and everyone who comes from a background similar to mine, anywhere in the world," adding that Trump's attacks on Islam could "make both our countries less safe," were he to become the actual, real and serious, president of the United States. Hopefully Reddit will intervene in the US election and convince people to have a stuffed animal or a rescue penguin elected in his place instead. [BBC]

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