Trump's NRA speech also drew anger in France on Saturday, after the US president, using his hand in a gun gesture, acted out how a gunman had killed hostages one by one during an attack in Paris in November 2015. "Boom!", Trump said, using his hands in a gun gesture.
Former French President François Hollande also took issue with President Trump's "shameful" comments.
"France does not agree with the statement of the President of trump on on November 13 2015 in Paris and calls for the respect of memory of victims", - sent to the White House statement by the press Secretary of the foreign Ministry of France Agnes von der Mühle. The head of States wishes that the country was free to carry a firearm. "France is proud to be a country where acquiring and carrying firearms is strictly regulated", the statement added.
"I recently read a story that in London, which has unbelievably tough gun laws, a once very prestigious hospital right in the middle is like a war zone for disgusting stabbing wounds", said Trump, who is scheduled to make his first presidential visit to the United Kingdom on July 13.
In a tweet, Francois Hollande, who was the French President during the 2015 shooting, tweeted: "Donald Trump's shameful remarks and obscene histrionics say a lot about what he thinks of France and its values".
Dr Griffith shared a cartoon that suggested the president had missed the point of what he was saying, and wrote: "Happy to invite Mr Trump to my (prestigious) hospital to meet with our mayor and police commissioner to discuss our successes in violence reduction in London".
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"They took their time and gunned them down one by one boom, come over here, boom, come over here, boom", Trump said.
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian expressed his "firm disapproval" of Trump's remarks and vigorously defended France's gun controls while calling on Trump to show respect for the victims of the worst bloodshed on French soil since World War II. Boom! Come over here. The friendship between our two peoples will not be tainted by disrespect and outrage. "All my thoughts go to the victims of November 13th", he said.
The Bataclan, where 90 of the 130 victims of the 2015 Paris attacks were shot and killed. "What more can I say?"
Terrorists armed with assault rifles and suicide vests struck outside a France-Germany football match at the national stadium, cafes and bars, and the Bataclan concert hall in a coordinated assault that left 130 people dead and more than 350 wounded.
"They don't have guns".
Opinions by Trump have generated upset Prior to in Britain. He said that London is finding it hard to deal with knife-attack victims.