‘Impossible to carry on’: Kim Darroch, UK ambassador to Washington, resigns after leaked cables about ‘clumsy, inept’ Trump administration

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Britain’s ambassador to Washington resigned on Wednesday after incurring the wrath of US President Donald Trump over comments he made in confidential cables, in which he described the Trump administration as “inept” and “uniquely dysfunctional”.The memos, which were leaked to a British newspaper, set off an ensuing political furore which led to Trump labelling Kim Darroch as “stupid” and “wacky”.The US leader also said his administration would no longer “deal” with Darroch.In a resignation…

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