HUMZA Yousaf has called on the UK Government to ban Donald Trump from the UK, saying he "incited" the violent mob which stormed the US Capitol last night.

Four people were killed after extraordinary scenes which saw rioters invade the US Congress building in a bid to overturn the result of the election which saw Mr Trump lose the presidency. 

The Scottish Government's Justice Secretary has called on Priti Patel, who is in charge of the UK's borders, to consider banning him from the country.

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He said: "Trump's default is to stir up racial tension and yesterday he incited a violent mob."

The Home Secretary has the power to bar people from coming into Britian if it is believed their "presence in the UK is not conducive to the public good because of their conduct, character or other reasons".

Mr Trump is blamed for encouraging what his successor-in-waiting Joe Biden called an "insurrection". 

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The outgoing President has falsely claimed there was interference in last year's election and repeating claims there was widespread voter fraud which have been rejected by courts 61 times. 

The Home Office has been approached for comment.