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Tory MP says ‘looters have it coming' as he refuses to condemn Trump's response

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Desmond Swayne has been criticised for his ‘dismissive and disgraceful' comments about George Floyd protesters
A Tory MP has refused to condemn Donald Trump for authorising violence against black lives matter protesters, saying ‘arsonists and looters have it coming'.
Desmond Swayne, who represents New Forest West, was asked to show support to the black members of his community by helping to instigate the suspension of UK sales of teargas, riot shields and rubber bullets to the US.
A constituent asked him to criticise Trump's use of force against his own citizens after the president...
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Tory MP Describes Race Protesters As ‘Arsonists And Looters Who Have It Coming'

Tory MP Describes Race Protesters As ‘Arsonists And Looters Who Have It Coming'

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

A Tory MP has sparked outrage after telling a constituent who asked him to condemn Trump's actions in the wake of George Floyd's killing that “arsonists and looters have it coming”. Sir Desmond Swayne, MP for New Forest West in Hampshire, had been asked whether he could support the US after it threatened to send in the military to deal with civil unrest. He wrote back: “Racism is a cancer, and I'm glad that the perpetrator is on a murder charge. Nevertheless, looters, arsonists and rioters have it coming.” Other constituents have also reported similar responses from the MP. They came as UK...
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George Floyd protests: Tory MP replies to constituent asking him to condemn Trump's actions, 'Arsonists and looters have it coming'

George Floyd protests: Tory MP replies to constituent asking him to condemn Trump's actions, 'Arsonists and looters have it coming'

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Constituent asked Tory MP to support Black Lives Matter movement
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