For his part, Trump has already threatened to pull planned investments from his Scottish golf resorts if a ban is put in place. In the end, the reality is that the debate is just an opportunity for politicians to vent their opinion on the issue.
During a three-hour debate, legislators from Britain’s main parties stood to call Trump an attention-seeker, a demagogue and a fool. Many, though, argued that he should not be stifled or banned.
ABC’s Tom Rivers joined us from London.