President Donald Trump said Friday that his administration's travel ban "should be far larger, tougher and more specific" than it is, seemingly blaming political correctness for a watered-down version of his original executive action. Ergo, it would seem Trump is making an assumption on the identity of the attacker (s) - that said person is of Middle Eastern background and/or could be described as "Muslim".
Earlier on Friday, Trump was accused of betraying intelligence details by telling his 38 million Twitter followers that those responsible for an explosion on an underground train "are sick and demented people who were in the sights of Scotland Yard", before adding "must be proactive!"
Nick Timothy, former chief of staff to British Prime Minister Theresa May also branded the USA leader's tweet "unhelpful".
In ensuing tweets, Trump quickly turned to the matter of his "travel ban", skipping the usual condolences offered to victims of the attack or promises of American assistance and instead touting his own (unconstitutional) policy.
It was at 6.42am in Washington that Donald Trump tweeted himself into another diplomatic row with the UK.
A press officer for Scotland Yard told Daily Star Online the force is yet to identify any suspects in connection to the bombing.
In May, British Prime Minister Theresa May protested to Trump after USA officials leaked information about a deadly bombing in Manchester. Officials had not declared the incident a terrorist attack at the time.
The ban ignited much controversy, prompting Trump to tone down the language in a redraft of the order.
"By working together, we can defeat them", she said, voicing her determination to fight terrorism. Police said the explosion was a terrorist attack, the fifth in Britain this year.
"We're losing a lot of people because of the internet", he said.
Stephanopoulos asked May if a travel ban is something she would reconsider in light of Friday's terror attack.
At least 29 people were injured in the attack after a device in an Lidl bag was trigged by a timer and partially exploded. The arguments will focus on the legality of the ban on travelers from six Muslim majority countries and any refugees.
"Another attack in London by a loser terrorist", he wrote.