Donald Trump theRepublican presidential candidateappears to have softened his stance on temporarily barring Muslims from travelling to the US. Trump told Fox News Radio the ban was “just a suggestion” thatResponding to remarks by London Mayor Sadiq Khan.
Khan has expressed concern that he would not be able to travel to the US under a Trump administration because of his Muslim faith.
Trump had offered to make an “exception” for Khan.
Khan refused Trump’s offer, saying the New York businessman’s views were “ignorant” and would make the UK and the US “less safe”.
Trump proposed a ban on Muslims entering the US after attacks in Paris killed 130 people last year.
The suggested ban has been widely criticised in the US and abroad but Trump until now has stood by the proposal, saying it was needed to ensure US security.