Donald Trump: ‘UK politicians should be thanking me’
10 December 2015
From the section NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland
Donald Trump has hit back after two high-profile Scottish snubs in the wake of his call for Muslims to be banned from entering the US.
The US presidential hopeful – who has made major investments in Scotland – was dropped as a business ambassador by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
And he has also been stripped of an honorary degree by Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Aberdeen.
Mr Trump responded: “The UK politicians should be thanking me.”
A petition calling for him to be banned from entering the UK because of his remarks has attracted hundreds of thousands of signatures.
He had been appointed as a GlobalScot ambassador by Labour’s then first minister Jack McConnell in 2006, but a Scottish government spokeswoman said Mr Trump’s “recent remarks have shown he is no longer fit to be a business ambassador for Scotland”.
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Source:: BBC UK