Donald Trump supporters call for arrest of London's Mayor Sadiq Khan

14 January, 2018, 00:29 | Author: Roderick Gutierrez
  • The men stormed the Fabian Society conference in London moments after the mayor took to the stage and accused him of'subverting the English constitution

Sky News political correspondent Laura Bundock said the protesters had been sitting "right at the front of the room", and delayed the start of Mr Khan's speech for 15 minutes.

One man could be heard shouting: 'Ladies and gentlemen, we're here today to make a non-violent, peaceful citizen's arrest'. That didn't pan out. Several police officers then moved in to escort them from the venue.

He told delegates at the London conference: "It is a pleasure to be here even though we were distracted by the actions of what some would call very stable geniuses".

"Making his reflection on the London's mayors increasing concern with matters of state instead of effectively running the city he was elected to lead, Kassam concluded: " borrow a phrase from Donald Trump, London is turning into a shithole under Sadiq Khan".

Khan had commented at the time saying he was "not welcome" to visit the United Kingdom saying "President Trump ... used Twitter to promote a vile, extremist group that exists exclusively to sow division and hatred in our country".

The incident occurred after Khan said the U.S. president "finally got the message" that he is "not welcome" in the United Kingdom after Trump announced he will not be visiting in February to open the new USA embassy as planned.

Mr Trump recently used the words ' to describe himself.

The men- who got into the event by buying tickets- also vowed to take the panel's chair Kate Green MP into custody as well as Sir Keir Starmer and general secretary Andrew Harrop
Donald Trump supporters call for arrest of London's Mayor Sadiq Khan

Audience members started to heckle and slow-clap, during which security appeared.

As attempts were made to eject them, one of the protestors could be heard saying: "We stand under Common Law jurisdiction".

'If you touch us, you'll be done for common assault.

"We're not leaving, we've paid for a ticket".

He also accused The Fabian Society, where Mr Khan was about to speak, of "subverting" the constitution.

Trump scrapped a trip to the United Kingdom planned for February where he was supposed to unveil the new USA embassy in London.



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