UK Ambassador to US Quits Days After Leaked Cables on Trump

The resignation of Kim Darroch came after President Trump lashed out at him on Twitter, describing the ambassador as "wacky" and a "pompous fool."

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LONDON (AP) — Britain’s ambassador to the United States resigned, just days after diplomatic cables criticizing President Donald Trump caused embarrassment to two countries that often celebrate having a “special relationship.” The resignation of Kim Darroch came after Trump lashed out at him on Twitter, describing the ambassador as “wacky” and a “pompous fool.” The criticism came after leaked documents revealed the envoy’s dim view of Trump’s administration, which he described as dysfunctional, inept and…

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