Powered by

British envoy excoriated by Trump quits after memo leak

Jul 11, 2019 - Los Angeles Times
Board and Executive Moves

Washington's "special relationship" with Britain has had its ups and downs under President Trump. But this week, to the disbelieving eyes of many observers across the Atlantic, it seemingly was turned on its head.

Britain's ambassador to the United States, Kim Darroch -- Sir Kim to his compatriots -- resigned Wednesday, after a leak of brutally frank diplomatic cables he wrote about Trump and, in response, a storm of invective from the president.

In a series of tweets on Tuesday, Tru...