'I Never Think It’s Helpful for Anybody to Speculate on What Is an Ongoing Investigation'
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British Prime Minister Theresa May chastised U.S. President Donald Trump for his remarks responding to news 22 people were injured in a London terror attack Friday morning.
"I never think it’s helpful for anybody to speculate on what is an ongoing investigation," May said when asked specifically about this tweet Trump had just posted:
Another attack in London by a loser terrorist.These are sick and demented people who were in the sights of Scotland Yard. Must be proactive!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 15, 2017
The president has a history of sharing privileged and confidential information with those who would not have been authorized to have it, save for the president's sharing making it legal. Trump infamously shared code word clearance top secret intelligence with the Russians from Israeli intelligence causing an international incident. This latest breach would not be Trump's first time antagonizing the British, America’s closest ally.
In March, for example, Trump cited Fox News' Andrew Napolitano's false report that British Intelligence helped President Barack Obama spy on Trump. That set off a row between Downing Street and the White House.
Friday morning Trump told reporters he was on his way to call the British Prime Minister:
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