"Theresa @theresamay, 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," Trump tweeted.
.@Theresa_May, 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!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 30, 2017
The Twitter handle Trump initially included in his tweet was not that of the British leader.
Trump retweeted a series of shocking anti-Muslim videos posted by a far-right British politician Wednesday morning, sparking swift and searing responses in the U.K. The videos were first posted by Jayda Fransen, the deputy leader of the far-right group Britain First.
Negative responses included one from May's spokesperson, who said "It was wrong for the president to have done this."
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