Following this, the US President Donald Trump quote-tweeted her, adding his own comment labelling Khan as a "disaster" and saying "LONDON needs a new mayor".
In less than 24 hours, three people died and another three others injured after five attacks in London. "Khan is a disaster - will only get worse!" he wrote.
Hunt's comments came at a leadership hustings event Monday and followed a series of messages Tweeted by President Trump over the weekend as he lamented the surge of crime gripping London.
Two teenagers were killed within minutes of each other in different parts of the capital, whilst a man was stabbed to death hours later.
In doing so, the United States president retweeted the right-wing, anti-Islam campaigner Katie Hopkins as he told his 61 million followers that Mr Khan was a "national disgrace who is destroying the City of London".
But Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn defended Mr Khan, saying: "Absolutely bad to see Donald Trump using the tragedy of people being murdered to attack the Mayor".
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A spokesman for the mayor said: "Sadiq is focusing on supporting London's communities and over-stretched emergency services".
There is no lost love between the American leader and Sadiq Khan - London's first Muslim mayor.
As a clinical psychologist working with young people in Tower Hamlets, east London, I see so much of their hope, potential and optimism extinguished by the grinding reality of lack of proper educational opportunities, lack of job prospects and genuine bewilderment about why some people have so much money while they, and their families, can not afford to eat.
On a trip to London in July past year, Trump accused Khan of doing "a very bad job on terrorism", linking immigration to a deadly wave of crime in London.
Another three men were slashed in a separate knife attack at about 3am on Saturday.
The Met Police said last night: 'Bearing down on violent crime on the streets of London continues to be a top priority.' Ten arrests have been made after the murders in Tooting and Plumstead.
The deaths over the past few days take the total number of murders in London in 2019 to 56.
La fête se poursuivra ainsi, sur le parvis de l'hôtel de ville, avec sans doute de nombreuses surprises au programme. Un témoin dit avoir entendu quatre coups de feu. "Les discours se poursuivent", a-t-il écrit sur son fil Twitter.
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Since then, Kim has accused Washington of acting in "bad faith" and given it until the end of the year to change its approach. Mr Xi will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to discuss the problems facing the Korean peninsula.
The Bild newspaper, citing unnamed investigators, said the suspect "could belong to the right-wing extremist scene". Cologne city mayor Henriette Reker survived a 2015 knife assault by a man angered by her pro-refugee stance.
Woodland began the day with a one-stroke lead (-11) over Justin Rose (-10) and a four-stroke lead over Koepka (-7). Koepka did make history by becoming only the fourth player to break 70 in all four rounds of the U.S.
Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson attend the photocall for " Men in Black " film at Cite de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine. Despite some noted chemistry between Thompson and Hemsworth, as seen in Thor , it's taken a pummelling by the critics.
A second blast on a key road leading to the airport of the Somali capital Mogadishu did not cause any casualties. Separately, another blast in Somalia's capital Mogadishu killed eight people, according to emergency services.
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