Ken Livingstone has been suspended by the Labour Party after he said Adolf Hitler was "supporting Zionism" when he rose to power in the 1930s.
A Labour spokesman said: “Ken Livingstone has been suspended by the Labour Party, pending an investigation, for bringing the Party into disrepute.
“The Chief Whip has summoned John Mann MP to discuss his conduct."
Mr Livingstone made the comments during an interview in which he was defending MP Naz Shah, who from suspended from the Labour Party on Wednesday over "anti-Semitic" comments.
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