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Trump Calls London Mayor A “Stone Cold Loser” Before Diplomatic Visit to the UK

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Before arriving in London on Monday, President Trump fired off a tweet mocking the city’s mayor Sadiq Khan as a “stone cold loser” who reminded him “very much of our very dumb and incompetent Mayor of NYC,” kicking off what was meant to be a polite visit by once again inserting himself into British politics in a violation of diplomatic norms.

It was only the latest incident for Trump, who over the weekend appeared to be on a British news-making tear. On Friday, he endorsed the conservative former London Mayor Boris Johnson to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, who is stepping down Friday. And on Sunday, Trump denied (“Made up by the Fake News Media,” he tweeted) ever calling Meghan Markle “nasty,” even though the British tabloid the Sun released an audio recording of the president saying, “I didn’t know she was nasty” in response to criticism from the Duchess of Sussex. (Markle has called Trump “misogynistic” and “divisive” during the 2016 campaign,........

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