Muslim proposal prompts calls to ban Trump from UK, Israel

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Trump speaks during a campaign stop in Spencer, IowaBy John Whitesides WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Israeli politicians and more than 250,000 Britons urged their governments on Wednesday to bar Donald Trump from their countries after the Republican presidential front-runner said Muslims should be denied entry into the United States. The calls were part of a growing global backlash against Trump’s proposal that cut across nationalities and religions, and began to hit the real estate mogul’s brand in the Middle East. Although Israeli politicians demanded Trump be blocked from a planned visit, a Dec. 28 meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was still on.

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