President Trump doubled down on his recent criticisms of London Mayor Sadiq Khan, going on to call him a “negative force” at a press conference Tuesday.

Speaking alongside British Prime Minister Theresa May, Trump elaborated on why he thinks Khan is a failed mayor similar to Democrat New York City Mayor Bill deBlasio.

“I think he’s been not a good mayor from what I understand. He’s done a poor job. Crime is up, a lot of problems.

“I don’t think he should be criticizing a representative of the United States that can do so much good for the UK.

“We talked about it before: he should be positive, not negative. He’s a negative force, not a positive force.

“And if you look at what he said, he hurts the people of this great country, and I think he should actually focus on his job.

“It’d be a lot better if he did that, he could straighten out some of the problems that he has and probably some of the problems that he’s caused.”

Trump labeled Khan a “stone cold loser” last week, in a blistering Twitter rebuke criticizing the London mayor’s horrible record on crime and terrorism.

Khan had criticized the US president in a video message (sponsored by Elle) prior to his UK visit.



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