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Ambassador resigns in wake of Trump's attacks

Jul 11, 2019 - The Washington Post
Board and Executive Moves

LONDON - After several days of intense criticism by President Trump, who called the British ambassador to Washington a "pompous fool" and said his administration would no longer work with him, Kim Darroch on Wednesday resigned his post.

Darroch provoked the president's ire when a cache of secret diplomatic cables were leaked to a British tabloid over the weekend. The memos from Darroch described Trump as "insecure" and his administration as "inept" and "dysfunctional."

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