Theresa May tackles Donald Trump over tweets on trip to Jordan

Presidents come & go’ Britain First retweets could finish Trump May ‘special relationship

His tweet, last night United Kingdom time, was a reaction to the British Prime Minister's rebuke that the US President was "wrong" to re-tweet controversial anti-Muslim videos posted by British far-right group Britain First.

A British woman who Donald Trump tweeted, wrongly including her Twitter name instead of the Prime Minister's, has described how she was on the end of relentless tweets after the mistake.

"I am very clear that retweeting Britain First wasthe wrongthing to do".

She said she had been deluged with tweets from Donald Trump's followers - despite only having six of her own.

It came as Sir Kim Darroch, the British ambassador to the U.S., revealed he had made a formal complaint to the White House. Trump fired back, attacking May in a tweet: "Don't focus on me, focus on the destructive Radical Islamic Terrorism that is taking place within the United Kingdom".

May reiterated the stance during a diplomatic visit to Jordan on Thursday. America is "doing fine", POTUS said. Problem is, he initially picked on the wrong Theresa May.

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Thursday rejected suggestions Mr Trump's comments had "elevated" a far-right group little known outside the UK.

In a further sign of the seriousness of the row, Britain's ambassador to Washington, Sir Kim Darroch, said he had raised the Government's concerns with the White House.

"The threat is real".

She told reporters: "The fact that we work together, does not mean that we're afraid to say when we think the United States have got it wrong".

One of the videos shared by Fransen depicted a young man beating another, accompanied by the label "Muslim migrant beats up Dutch boy on crutches".

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