After railing in Parliament against Trump's retweets of Jayda Fransen -- who is the deputy leader of Britain First, a far-right and ultra-nationalist political group -- Labour MP Stephen Doughty joined CNN's "New Day."
He told anchor Chris Cuomo that Britain First is the British equivalent of the Ku Klux Klan. He also discussed calls for Prime Minister Theresa May to rescind the invitation for Trump's impending state visit.
"This is not a normal Donald Trump Twitter storm," he said. "This is a far-right, fascist organization with a convicted criminal who is currently facing further charges in the UK for inciting religious hatred."
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Doughty said, "I think the President needs to worry about what's happening in the United States more than he's worrying about far-right organizations in the UK and sharing the content."
The lawmaker said Britain First is "a very extreme organization, equivalent, I would say, to the likes of the KKK in the United States."
As for Trump's forthcoming state visit, Doughty said, "I certainly don't support the President coming here for a state visit ... It's very clear that British lawmakers -- from all parties, all parts of the house, members of the Cabinet -- are deeply unhappy at what the President has done. We would not welcome him here for a state visit."
Doughty noted his own grandfather was an American G.I. who went to Britain in World War II to fight fascism. "President Trump simply doesn't represent the kind, generous, caring Americans that I