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Gore on Trump’s London mayor tweet: Now is not the time to be divisive

Al Gore on Sunday hit President Trump for a tweet criticizing London’s mayor following a terrorist attack over the weekend.

“I actually happened to see the statement form the mayor of London, and that’s not what I heard him say,” the former vice president told CNN’s “State of the Union.”

“I don’t think that a major terrorist attack like this is the time to be divisive and criticize a mayor who’s trying to organize a city’s response to this attack.” 

{mosads}Gore said terrorism must be defeated by “the force of our values.”

Trump on Saturday offered the United Kingdom “full support” in the aftermath of the London attacks. But the president took to Twitter early Sunday to hit Mayor Sadiq Khan. 

“At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is ‘no reason to be alarmed!’” Trump said.

Khan in his statement condemned the “cowardly” attacks.

“There is no justification whatsoever for such barbaric acts,” Khan said, adding that “there’s no reason to be alarmed” over an increased police presence.

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