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Trump criticizes London mayor, political correctness after terror attack

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         Trump criticizes London mayor, political correctness after terror attack

President Donald Trump suggested on Sunday the mayor of London was playing down the threat posed by terrorism, in remarks on Twitter the day after terrorist attacks in the city.

In other morning tweets, the president wrote that terrorism would rise if people insisted on being “politically correct” and seemed to take issue with gun-control activists, writing that the assailants used other weapons in carrying out the assaults.

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“Do you notice we are not having a gun debate right now?” Trump wrote. “That’s because they used knives and a truck!”

Trump’s messages capped a flurry of tweets he sent out following the London attack, which left seven people dead and 48 injured. While expressing solidarity with Great Britain, the president also used his Twitter feed to make the case for pieces of his agenda and for his overall view of how best to combat terrorism. Later on Sunday morning, Trump left the White House and went to his golf course in northern Virginia.

An expanded version of this report appears on WSJ.com.

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