Sadiq Khan calls Donald Trump a '6ft 3 CHILD in the White House' in latest scathing swipe as feud rumbles on
22nd June 2019

SADIQ Khan has continued his feud with Donald Trump by calling him a "six-foot-three child in the White House" today.

The Mayor of London made the stinging remark at an education event in Westminster after months of mud-slinging between the pair.

Trump has recently mocked the mayor's height, misspelt his name and called him a "loser", with Khan retaliating by saying the US President was showing the "sort of behaviour I would expect from an 11-year-old".

Speaking at the Together for Education event Khan joked he had been careful to turn his phone off.

He added: "For those of you that have your phones on, if somebody starts tweeting about me – a six-foot-three child in the White House – can you let me know?"

It comes days after Trump called Khan a "disaster", following three murders on London's streets in 24 hours.

The President reacted to the killings by retweeting a post by far-right commentator Katie Hopkins, adding: "LONDON needs a new mayor ASAP. Khan is a disaster – will only get worse!"

And moments before Trump landed in the UK for his state visit earlier this month he called Khan a "stone cold loser who should focus on crime in London".

As the plane touched down, still furious about being dubbed a fascist dictator by Khan, Trump tweeted: "Sadiq Khan, who by all accounts has done a terrible job as Mayor of London, has been foolishly 'nasty' to the visiting President of the United States, by far the most important ally of the United Kingdom.

For those of you that have your phones on, if somebody starts tweeting about me – a six-foot-three child in the White House – can you let me know?

"He is a stone cold loser who should focus on crime in London, not me.

"Kahn [sic] reminds me very much of our very dumb and incompetent Mayor of NYC, de Blasio, who has also done a terrible job – only half his height."

In response to Trump's tweets, a spokesman for Khan said: "This is much more serious than childish insults which should be beneath the president of the United States

"Sadiq is representing the progressive values of London and our country warning that Donald Trump is the most egregious example of growing far right threat around the globe."

The feud between the pair dates back to Trump's campaign pledge in 2015 to ban Muslims from travelling to the US which Khan criticised as outrageous.

In May 2016 Trump challenged Khan to an IQ test after the London Mayor said his views on Islam were "ignorant".

In July last year Mr Trump said Mr Khan had "done a very bad job on terrorism" and a "bad job on crime".

The mayor said he would not rise to Donald Trump's "beastly" accusation he had done "a terrible job" following the London terror attacks.

Violent crimes have soared in London since Mr Khan took over as mayor, with 2018 the bloodiest year in almost a decade.

Scotland Yard have launched 59 murder investigations this year, with 36 of them fatal stabbings.

Figures last month revealed five young people are attacked with a knife every day in London and Mr Khan warned it could take a "decade" to turn back the tide of violent crime.

However Met Police chief Cressida Dick recently hailed a reduction in stabbings of under-25s after more stop and searches.

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