Brits Urge Pompeo to Keep Violent Bigot Tommy Robinson Out of U.S.
Guy Bell/ShutterstockDozens of British lawmakers are imploring the Trump administration not to allow a prominent far-right English Islamophobe into the U.S. to address like-minded audiences in Washington next week. More than 50 members of Parliament warned Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that granting an entry waiver to Tommy Robinson, the founder of the extremist English Defense League, risked violence. Robinson’s real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon. “The intention of the visit in question is for Yaxley-Lennon to speak to prominent audiences in Washington DC, and to secure media appearances to promote his violent and extremist agenda,” the parliamentarians wrote in a Nov. 8 letter obtained by The Daily Beast. Read more at The Daily Beast.