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What the ouster of Britain's U.S. ambassador says about British power today

Jul 11, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

A scandal erupts in transatlantic relations after comments by Britain's top diplomat in Washington are leaked to the news media. The president lets London know in no uncertain terms that their representative's "usefulness in this country is at an end." The New York Times reports that the president has told the "indiscreet envoy" to "go home."

This is not an account of President Trump's response to British Ambassador Kim Darroch after Darroch's comments about disarray in the U.S. administra...