UK ambassador to US resigns in Trump leaks row

Former UK Ambassador to the US, Sir Kim Darroch

Sir Kim Darroch has resigned as UK ambassador to the US, as a row over leaked emails critical of President Trump’s administration escalates.

Theresa May said Sir Kim’s departure was “a matter of deep regret” after the ambassador said it was “impossible” for him to continue.

Meanwhile, one minister said Boris Johnson had thrown Sir Kim “under a bus” by not fully supporting him.

President Trump said on Monday that the US would not deal with Sir Kim.

The US president had branded him “a very stupid guy” after emails emerged where the ambassador had called his administration “clumsy and inept”.

In a letter to the Foreign Office, Sir Kim said he wanted to end speculation about his position: “The current situation is making it impossible for me to carry out my role as I would like.

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5 Comments

  1. Bring back the kidnapped Dominican parrots
    July 14, 2019

    More people have quit the Trump administration in disgust than any administration in US history. Trump thrives on chaos. Even his Secretary of Defense, the American Secretary of Defense quit in disgust. That says a lot right there. Everyone he appoints he appoints in a acting mode because he would have a hard time getting anyone confirmed by the Senate they are all idiots.

  2. TJ
    July 12, 2019

    Jack Sparrow, you have stated well and enough said, so that we all understand Trumpism,

  3. July 11, 2019

    Hello and good afternoon my people. Well the truth hurts and am surprised that he didn’t call Trump a Rapist and a liar.
    Traitor
    Rapist Russian Spy
    Unethical
    Man Child
    Pussy Grabber.

  4. Jack Sparrow
    July 10, 2019

    To be honest, the UK Ambassador has not told us anything we do not know already… Everybody done know Mista T is a tebeay, a nincompoupe, a deck deck, a bebeayea. And the UK primister knows the ambassador is speaking the truth. He should not resign, he should have been reassigned. When I hear people tell me they like Trump and how good he is… I just losing all respect for them. It tells me that the lights are on upstairs but nobody is home.

    • Channel 1
      July 11, 2019

      @Jack Sparrow – Trump is a nincompoupe you say?

      So dis nincompoupe somehow defeated the smart Hillary Clinton, the smart media establishment and their equally smart sycophants.

      Dis nincompoupe has somehow managed to create and develop top of the line hotel chains and other business establishments around the world.

      This nincompoupe has somehow managed to become a billionaire; as current US President, this man you called a nincompoupe does not take a presidential salary choosing rather to give the total amount back to some US government department every 3 months.

      Dat’s a real nincompoupe boy. You, poster who goes by the name Jack Sparrow, are too smart for your own good okay.

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