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Trump Jr. called a 'disgrace' for criticizing London mayor

FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, Donald Trump, Jr., and Ivanka Trump arrive on Capitol Hill in Washington for the presidential Inauguration of their father, Donald Trump. Trump Jr. is facing criticism for a tweeting in the hours after the London attack on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, a months-old comment from London Mayor Sadiq Khan that terror attacks are part of living in a big city. (Saul Loeb via AP, Pool, File)

FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, Donald Trump, Jr., and Ivanka Trump arrive on Capitol Hill in Washington for the presidential Inauguration of their father, Donald Trump. Trump Jr. is facing criticism for a tweeting in the hours after the London attack on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, a months-old comment from London Mayor Sadiq Khan that terror attacks are part of living in a big city. (Saul Loeb via AP, Pool, File)  (The Associated Press)

Donald Trump Jr. is facing criticism for tweeting in the hours after Wednesday's London attack a months-old comment from London Mayor Sadiq Khan that terror attacks are part of living in a big city.

Trump Jr. tweeted : "You have to be kidding me?!: Terror attacks are part of living in big city, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan." The tweet included a link to a Sept. 22 story from Britain's Independent newspaper that includes the quote from Khan, who was asking Londoners to be vigilant following a bombing in New York City.

British Member of Parliament Wes Streeting was among numerous Brits who responded to the tweet with criticism. He called Trump Jr. "a disgrace" and accused him of using a terrorist attack for "political gain."