Parliament to Debate Banning Donald Trump from UK
As Americans fall in love with Donald Trump and his hateful rhetoric, the rest of the world collectively laughs at us.
In London, politicians are debating banning the Republican presidential candidate from the United Kingdom.
An online petition garnered more than 568,000 signatures, a total way above the 100,000 required to be considered for debate.
“The Home Secretary has said that coming to the UK is a privilege and not a right,” the official comment reads. “She will continue to use the powers available to prevent from entering the UK those who seek to harm our society and who do not share our basic values.”
After Trump launched his proposal to temporarily halt the immigration of Muslims into the United States, Prime Minister David Cameron called the billionaire “stupid” and “three times a loser.”
Trump owns a golf course in Aberdeen, Scotland.
The Trump Organization released a statement specifying its investments and criticizing any possible move to restrict travel.
“Any action to restrict travel would force The Trump Organization to immediately end these and all future investments we are currently contemplating in the United Kingdom. Westminster would send a terrible message to the world that the United Kingdom opposes free speech and has no interest in attracting inward investment,” it read.
“This would also alienate the many millions of United States citizens who wholeheartedly support Mr. Trump and have made him the forerunner by far in the 2016 presidential election. Many people now agree with Mr. Trump that there is a serious problem that must be resolved. This can only be achieved if we are willing to discuss these tough issues openly and honestly.”
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