London Mayor Khan nixes ‘red carpet’ for Trump visit

London Mayor Khan nixes ‘red carpet’ for Trump visit
Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. (Image: Screen grab of BBC video, YouTube)

[Ed. – But he’ll at least meet with Trump, if he thinks Trump has views that can be changed.  Trump’s cosmic role continues to be exposing how bigoted and one-sided these people are.]

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has reiterated his opposition to US President Donald Trump being afforded an elaborate state visit when he comes to the UK next year.

“State visits are different from a normal visit and at a time when the President of the USA has policies that many in our country disagree with, I am not sure it is appropriate for our government to roll out the red carpet,” Khan told CNN in an interview Monday.

Last week, the White House confirmed that Trump’s state visit to the United Kingdom has been delayed until 2018.

Khan, the first Muslim mayor of a western capital city, did not, however, rule out meeting with the US President, if offered the chance.

“If someone has views that I think can be changed I am ready to play my role,” he told CNN.

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