Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

TRUMP JR: Making America Grate Again; Donald's Obnoxious Son Shows a Lot of Nerve but Very Little Class Critcising London Mayor in Immediate Aftermath of a Terror Attack

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

TRUMP JR: Making America Grate Again; Donald's Obnoxious Son Shows a Lot of Nerve but Very Little Class Critcising London Mayor in Immediate Aftermath of a Terror Attack

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Byline: STATESIDE With US Editor Christopher Bucktin

WHILE in New York, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson delivered a Churchillian message in the wake of the Westminster terror attack telling Amercia British people will "never, never, never, never surrender".

The former mayor of London spoke just hours after cowardly Khalid Masood left five people dead, including PC Keith Palmer. Rightly Johnson, who was appearing on US television, made it clear that Britain refused to cower to terrorists adding that it would be "business as normal".

He went on to describe London as the greatest city on Earth.

"The worst way to lose the war on terror is to be terrified for a second," he said. "We are not terrified, and we will go on.

"As the Prime Minister said, the House of Commons was going to continue its business and around her in that great city, which I would say is the greatest on Earth, the lives of millions of people is continuing as normal."

His statesmanlike words were spoken by the kind of politician America can only dream of at the moment.

By comparison, his US counterpart, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, appears as elusive as the terrorists we now hunt for.

The former oil exec, appointed by Trump despite the two men never meeting before he was offered the job, has been conspicuous by his absence since becoming America's top overseas envoy.

He has openly said he prefers not to speak to the media, acting as though he believes he stills holds a private job instead of public office.

Tillerson said nothing on the Westminster attack while the President labelled it simply as "big news".

However one Trump, the US leader's smug eldest son, had no trouble using the attacks for political gain.

As the injured still lay dying, Donald Trump Jnr blasted the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, twisting several comments made six months ago that such attacks could be expected. …

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