Trump under scrutiny for tweets responding to the London terror attack

The president used the opportunity to push his travel ban and criticize London's mayor.
2:28 | 06/04/17

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Net terror attack in London prompting a store response from the White House. President trump on Twitter almost immediately doubling down on the need for his travel ban to keep Americans safe. Then lashed out at the mayor of London over something he said between many are question tonight ABC's David Wright is at the White House. President drop these edit scenes in London where an opportunity to settle old scores. The president's first instinct to plug his temporary travel ban on citizens of six Muslim countries. A policy currently blocked by the courts. We need to be Smart vigilant and tough trump treated we need the courts to give us back our rights we'll leave the travel ban. As an extra level of safety. All it'll later did trump express solidarity and support for the people of Britain. Then today trump took aim at London's mayors Sadiq time. Londoners will see an increased police presence today. And over the course of the next few days no reason to be alone dropped weeded at least seven dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and mayor of London says there is no reason to be alarmed draw last week suggested. Time was not concerned about the carnage. I'm uphold and furious. At least twice fitting county terrorist the liberty taunted in his londoners and visitors atrocity who just enjoy in this test they know it. Asked for response comes office said he has more important things to do then responded Donald Trump's ill informed tweet. That deliberately takes out of context his remarks. Drop and con have clashed before over the travel ban on the body school. I'm shameful that our prime minister she'll be condoned it. Com called for trumps state visit to Britain to be canceled soon after that controversy the White House agreed to postpone the trip. And David Wright joins us live now from the White House David as the administration monitors what's happening in London but also preparing for what could be a critical week. With fired FBI director James call me set to testify on Capitol Hill. That's right time and today ABC news learned that at least as of now the administration does not plan to try and block co -- testimony by invoking executive privilege but. They do you plan to offer some counter programming including some big announcements about infrastructure. A busy week ahead for the White House David thank you.

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