Last week, Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May, criticized President Trump for retweeting 3 videos depicting hate and bigotry by Muslims living in Europe, from “Britain First”, a group committed to exposing the truth about the dangers associated with the invasion of Islamic extremists via immigation to the UK. (Click HERE to see the videos President Trump retweeted)
According to CNN – UK Prime Minister Theresa May delivered a rare public admonishment to US President Donald Trump on Thursday, declaring that he was “wrong” to share anti-Muslim videos posted online by a “hateful” British far-right group.
May, facing intense pressure to cancel a planned state visit by Trump, was forced to address the controversy in person after the President criticized her on Twitter. But she insisted the US-UK relationship would survive the storm, and suggested the visit by Trump would go ahead.
As the extraordinary diplomatic clash stretched into a second day, the British ambassador to the US revealed he had expressed concerns to the White House about the affair. Trump also faced an unprecedented barrage of criticism in UK Parliament, where MPs variously called him “racist,” “fascist” and “evil.” Some suggested he should quit Twitter.
Donald Trump responded to Theresa May’s criticism of his Britain First retweets by tweeting back to her:
“[email protected], don’t focus on me, focus on the destructive Radical Islamic Terrorism that is taking place within the United Kingdom. We are doing just fine!”
Many, including us, wonder if British Prime Minister Theresa May is still feeling the same way about Islamic extremists in the UK after her own life was threatened by the same group of people she attempted to defend last week.
Less than one week later, British Intelligence announced that they’ve foiled a plot by Islamic extremists to assassinate Prime Minister Theresa May.
The disrupted plot against May included an explosive device that terrorists planned to detonate in front of May’s residence on Downing Street, according to Sky News.
“It is in essence an extreme Islamist suicide plot against Downing Street,” Sky correspondent Martin Brunt said.
“Essentially police believe that the plan was to launch some sort of improvised explosive device at Downing Street and in the ensuing chaos attack and kill Theresa May, the Prime Minister.”
Sky’s Crime Correspondent Martin Brunt said: “It’s the latest in a number of terror plots that police and MI5 believe they’ve foiled this year.
“I understand that the head of MI5, Andrew Parker, briefed Cabinet ministers today, such is the seriousness of what they believed they have uncovered.
“It is in essence an extreme Islamist suicide plot against Downing Street. Essentially police believe that the plan was to launch some sort of improvised explosive device at Downing Street and in the ensuing chaos attack and kill Theresa May, the Prime Minister.
“This is something which has been pursued over several weeks at least by Scotland Yard, MI5 and West Midlands Police.
“It came to a head last week with the arrest of two men, by armed police, who were charged with preparing acts of terrorism.”
Naa’imur Zakariyah Rahman, 20, from north London and Mohammed Aqib Imran, 21, from south-east Birmingham are due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on terror charges on Wednesday morning.
On Tuesday MI5 revealed that it had prevented nine terror attacks in the UK in the past year but several attackers have still got through.
The plot was just one in a number of planned attacks this year that cops and British security services have been able to prevent, Sky said.
It was not clear Tuesday night what stage the plot was in or if any suspects have been arrested. –NYP