Trump is reportedly considering visiting London

President Donald Trump is reportedly considering visiting London later in the week, ABC News' Jonathan Karl reported on Sunday.

The visit would be intended to show solidarity with Britain in the wake of a string of terrorist attacks that rocked the London Bridge area on Saturday evening.

The attacks began when a white van mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge. Shortly after, three attackers emerged and began stabbing people in Borough Market.

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A bunch of flowers with a message of sympathy is seen near Borough Market after an attack left 7 people dead and dozens injured in London, Britain, June 4, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
A bunch of flowers is left near London Bridge after an attack left 7 people dead and dozens injured in London, Britain, June 4, 2017. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
Participants of the Riviera Water Bike Challenge in support of the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation, observe a minute of silence in tribute to the victims of the London attack in Nice, France June 4, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: A woman holds a sign reading 'ISIS Will Lose. Love Will Win', following last night's London terror attack, on June 4, 2017 in London, England. Prime Minister Theresa May has left the election campaign trail to hold a meeting of the emergency response committee, Cobra, this morning following a terror attack in central London on Saturday night. 7 people were killed and at least 48 injured in terror attacks on London Bridge and Borough Market. Three attackers were shot dead by armed police. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)
The Brandenburg Gate is illuminated with the colours of the British flag to show solidarity with the victims of the recent attack in London, in Berlin, Germany June 4, 2017. REUTERS/Christian Mang TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Posters reading 'ISIS Will Lose. Love Will Win', are seen on a map of the area, following last night's London terror attack, on June 4, 2017 in London, England. Prime Minister Theresa May has left the election campaign trail to hold a meeting of the emergency response committee, Cobra, this morning following a terror attack in central London on Saturday night. 7 people were killed and at least 48 injured in terror attacks on London Bridge and Borough Market. Three attackers were shot dead by armed police. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)
The aftermath of the London Bridge terror attack is seen in London on June 4, 2017. Police forensics officers work on London Bridge. Seven people have been killed in central London after three men drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge, before launching a knife attack on people around Borough Market. Flowers have also been put near the bridge to commemorate the victims. (Photo by Alberto Pezzali/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: A police officer looks at a floral tribute left by a man near the scene of last night's terrorist attack on June 4, 2017 in London, England. Police continue to cordon off an area after responding to terrorist attacks on London Bridge and Borough Market where 7 people were killed and at least 48 injured last night. Three attackers were shot dead by armed police. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: A woman speaks to a female police officer as she carries flowers to London Bridge, the scene of last night's terror attack on June 4, 2017 in London, England. Police continue to cordon off an area after responding to terrorist attacks on London Bridge and Borough Market where 7 people were killed and at least 48 injured last night. Three attackers were shot dead by armed police. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
A minutes silence is observed for the victims of the London terror attack, before the ICC Champions Trophy, Group B match at Edgbaston, Birmingham.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: The Manchester United '08 XI take part in a minute's silence in memory of the victims of the terror attacks in Manchester and London ahead of the Michael Carrick Testimonial match between Manchester United and Michael Carrick All-Stars at Old Trafford on June 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)
Women leave flowers near Borough Market after an attack left 7 people dead and dozens injured in London, Britain, June 4, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
Flowers and messages lie behind police cordon tape near Borough Market after an attack left 7 people dead and dozens injured in London, Britain, June 4, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
Floral tributes are laid near Borough Market in London following Saturday's terrorist attack.
A poster near Borough Market in London following Saturday's terrorist attack.
A woman lays a bouquet of flowers at a pedestrian crossing by Borough market in London on June 5, 2017. British police on Monday made several arrests in two dawn raids following the June 3 London attacks, claimed by the Islamic State group which left seven people dead. / AFP PHOTO / Justin TALLIS (Photo credit should read JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 05: A commuter looks at some of the floral tributes on London Bridge after it was reopened following the June 3rd terror attack on June 5, 2017 in London, England. Seven people were killed and at least 48 injured in terror attacks on London Bridge and Borough Market. Three attackers were shot dead by armed police. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)
A message reading 'Peace for London' sits on flowers left at the scene, following Saturday night's terror attack, in London, U.K., on Monday, June 5, 2017. Police are stepping up drills and security on the streets as the challenge facing them continues to shift.� Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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The attacks left seven dead and 48 injured. Twenty-one people are still in critical condition.

The attackers were all fatally shot. The investigation is still ongoing, and the names of the suspects have not been released yet.

The brutal London Bridge and Borough Market attacks are the third terror incident in the UK in three months.

In March, Khalid Masood mowed over pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, killing four, including an unarmed police officer, and injuring 50. In May, 22-year-old Salman Ramadan Abedi carried out a suicide bombing at Manchester Arena following an Ariana Grande concert. Twenty-three people, including children and adults, were killed, and 119 were injured.

Trump's possible visit to London in the wake of Saturday's attacks was widely criticized on Twitter, and many said it would put more pressure on security personnel who are already occupied with managing fallout from the terror attacks.

The president was also reportedly asked to refrain from visiting London this week, with a City Hall source telling The Times' Sam Coates that "it might not be the best time."

UK Prime Minister Theresa May made a strong statement condemning "Islamic extremism" after the attacks and the internet services companies who give it "the safe space it needs to breed."

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Twitter that "we are all shocked and angry today — but this is our city. We will never let these cowards win and we will never be cowed by terrorism."

Trump initially used news of the attacks to tout his travel ban, which has so far been blocked by the courts. "We need to be smart, vigilant and tough. We need the courts to give us back our rights. We need the Travel Ban as an extra level of safety!" Trump tweeted Saturday evening.

On Sunday, he revisited his frequent campaign against "political correctness" and said the US must "get down to the business of security for our people."

He also criticized Khan for his response to the attacks. "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is "no reason to be alarmed!" Trump tweeted. Khan did not say there was no reason to be alarmed at any point.

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