Britain's Trump-Hating Ambassador to US Resigns

Sir Kim Darroch

On the receiving end Sir Kim Darroch too a ferocious Twitter bashing from US President Donald Trump Credit AP

In a response released Wednesday to Darroch's resignation from the foreign office, Permanent Undersecretary Simon McDonald described the outgoing ambassador as "the best of us".

"The wacky Ambassador that the UK. foisted upon the United States is not someone we are thrilled with, a very stupid guy", Trump tweeted.

Within the leaked cables, Kim Darroch allegedly known as Trump "inept" and "uniquely dysfunctional", in maintaining with a file from the On each day basis Mail published Sunday.

Sir Kim had angered US President Donald Trump when descriptions of him as "incompetent", "inept", and "insecure" in diplomatic dispatches that were leaked to the press. Trump also used Twitter to express his views about Kim Darroch.

"We don't really believe this administration is going to become substantially more normal", Sir Kim added. Foreign Relate of labor asserting his resignation, Darroch said that the "present bellow is making it not doubtless for me to steal out my aim".

Darroch, one of the UK's most senior and well-respected diplomats in one of the foreign service's most high-profile jobs, was simply doing what the FCO pays him to do - giving his opinion on the government and functioning of his host country.

Kim Darroch felt compelled to quit as Britain's envoy in Washington after a row over leaked memos.

Theresa May said Sir Kim's departure was a matter of deep regret after the ambassador said it was impossible for him to continue. "Good government depends on public servants being able to give full and frank advice", she told the House of Commons on Wednesday and added that she deeply regretted his decision to step down.

"It is not right that civil servants' careers and prospects should be dragged into the political agenda", Johnson said.

In fact, USA diplomats have already felt the consequences of leaked cables that laid out unvarnished and often unflattering impressions of foreign leaders and governments.

Darroch had been dis-invited from a dinner Monday night with the president at the Treasury Department in honor of the emir of Qatar, according to a USA official.

Sir Kim announced on Wednesday he was standing down from his posting in Washington, saying his position had become "impossible" following a barrage of abuse from President Trump.

Tory leadership contender Boris Johnson came under fierce criticism after he failed to pledge his support for Sir Kim during ITV's leadership debate on Tuesday night. She also said that Britain would not bow to pressure from Mr. Trump and fire the ambassador. The first is Sir Kim Darroch and his team at the UK's embassy in the USA.

Darroch had been dis-invited from a dinner Monday night with the president at the Treasury Division in honor of the emir of Qatar, in maintaining with a US legitimate.

Like his predecessors, Darroch was a prominent figure in Washington, meeting frequently with high-level U.S. officials and hosting parties at the stately British Embassy.

"The United States and the United Kingdom share a bond that is bigger than any individual, and we look forward to continuing that partnership", a State Department spokeswoman said.

As Brexit looms, Britain is also hoping for a free trade deal with the U.S. to mitigate the impact of leaving the European Union. This has brought home to me the depth of friendship and close ties between our two countries.

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