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In a divided Washington, British ambassador was a bridge

Jul 10, 2019 - Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) - In America's deeply divided capital city, British Ambassador Kim Darroch was often the bridge.

He had a direct line to President Donald Trump's top aides, as well as their predecessors from the Obama administration - and both often found themselves mingling at the same lavish parties Darroch hosted at his stately residence in Washington. He convened discussions on policy and politics with lawmakers, journalists and think tank scholars, sending dispatches on his conversati...