I wouldn't want to be Theresa May on Friday.
Donald Trump has variously insisted that the historical "special relationship" between the U.S. and the U.K. hasn't suffered from his withering criticism of the country's migrant policies and generalized support of the sentiments that led directly to Brexit. But it has - suffered that is.
Trump's ongoing feud with London Mayor Sadiq Khan underscores the palpable tension. On Friday, Khan refused to get down in the rhetorical trenches with Trump after the President again criticized the Mayor's handling of security during an inflammatory interview with The Sun newspaper. Specifically, Trump said this:
Take a look at the terrorism that is taking place. Look at what is going on in London. I think (Khan) has done a very bad job on terrorism.
In response, Khan told CNBC the following on Friday morning:
The great thing about our city is you can have a fraternal and positive relationship with a country and its citizens but disagree in a mature and adult way with the president.
Actually, you can't disagree with Trump "in a mature and adult way", because Trump demonstrates that he is not "a mature adult" on a daily (and sometimes hourly) b
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