Hillary slams Trump over tweet on London Mayor

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President Donald Trump for a second day lashed out at London's mayor on Twitter in the wake of a deadly terror attack in the city.

The BBC's Tara McKelvey reports that Trump's tweets attacking London Mayor Sadiq Khan have "enraged" government officials, "especially those who work in counterterrorism".

Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway on Monday condemned what she called the media's "obsession with covering everything he says on Twitter and very little of what he does as president".

"At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is 'no reason to be alarmed!'" Trump tweeted Sunday morning, mischaracterizing the mayor's comment.

Mr Khan's spokesperson had described the first round of presidential tweets as "ill-informed" - and said they had deliberately taken the mayor's remarks out of context.

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New York City mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted: "Mayor Sadiq Khan is doing an extraordinary job supporting Londoners in a time of pain".

They said of Mr Khan: "He has risen above this crisis of death and destruction, as mayors continue to do, to alleviate fear, to bring comfort to his people of London and to give support to the first responders who continue to protect, defend and provide emergency care to his people of London. We are not going to let Donald Trump divide our communities".

Fielding questions after a campaign speech at the Royal United Services Institute in Whitehall, according to the Daily Mail, May was asked several times about Trump's attacks against Khan.

Based on British Prime Minister Theresa May's public posture lately, that doesn't seem entirely likely. "I think Sadiq Khan is doing a good job and it's wrong to say anything else - he's doing a good job", she said at a press conference. "Cancel the state visit and tell Trump where to get off".

"The Mayors of the U.S. who haven't had a terrorist attack know full well that in today's age of terrorist actions, domestic and worldwide, an attack could happen in their city".

In a series of tweets in recent days, Trump criticized Khan's leadership after the attack on Saturday in which three terrorists rammed a van into pedestrians on the London Bridge and then jumped out and proceeded to stab passersby and bar patrons, killing seven people and injuring dozens.