— BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) August 16, 2017
May on Trump:
“I see no equivalence between those who propound fascist views and those who oppose them. I think it is important for all those in positions of responsibility to condemn far right views wherever we hear them.”
Other Tory MPs and ministers have been somewhat more direct:
I learned that as a child.
It was pretty obvious.
— Sajid Javid (@sajidjavid) August 16, 2017
The ‘leader of the free world’ loses moral authority when he cannot call fascism by its name.
— Sam Gyimah MP (@SamGyimah) August 16, 2017
Losing moral authority? Never had it. Appalling individual; his success continues to be a tragedy for the US. https://t.co/ligG6RQ7W4
— Johnny Mercer MP (@JohnnyMercerUK) August 16, 2017
The President of the United States has just turned his face to the world to defend Nazis, fascists and racists. For shame.
— Ruth Davidson (@RuthDavidsonMSP) August 15, 2017
Can’t wait for the state visit…