President Trump Uses London Incident To Defend Travel Ban

President Trump Uses London Incident To Defend Travel Ban

Condemning the London terror attack, United States President Donald Trump called for a tough action on the attack and said that those responsible were "sick and demented people".

WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Donald Trump on Friday again called for the implementation of his travel ban in the wake of an overseas terror incident, railing against "loser terrorists" behind the London Tube explosion.

"Another attack in London by a loser terrorist.These are sick and demented people who were in the sights of Scotland Yard". Trump said on Twitter.

"Loser terrorists must be dealt with in a much tougher manner.The internet is their main recruitment tool which we must cut off & use better!" he continued. "Of course we review after any incident that takes place, and we have had, sadly, a number of terrorist attacks in the United Kingdom this year".

"I never think it is helpful for anyone to speculate on what is an ongoing investigation", May told the BBC.

An improvised explosive device (IED) exploded on a packed underground train at a London station today, injuring at least 22 people in the fifth terrorist attack this year, which May said was "clearly meant to cause significant harm".

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During the telephone call, Trump conveyed his sympathies and prayers for those injured in the attack, the White House said in a statement.

In his fourth and - so far - final post, Trump said his "proactive and nasty" approach had allowed the U.S. to make "more progress in the last nine months against ISIS than the Obama Administration has made in eight years". The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments on October 10 on the legality of the bans on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries and refugees anywhere in the world. He also says the government should cut off Internet access to extremist groups.

Trump's travel ban has been ensnared in the courts since Trump's first attempt to enact the policy in January.

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Trump took to Twitter to control the damage that his earlier tweet had caused.

The 90-day ban is set to expire on September 24, and Department of Homeland Security officials are considering whether to expand the ban to other countries, keep it the same, or take countries off the list.

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