British ambassador to U.S. resigns after leaked memos showed he criticized Trump

LONDON — The British ambassador to the United States resigned Wednesday following leaked memos that showed he had called President Donald Trump “insecure” and “incompetent.”

Kim Darroch said in a statement that the fallout from the leaked communications — which sparked a series of broadsides from Trump — was “making it impossible for me to carry out my role as I would like.”

This is a breaking news story. Please check back for details.


We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.


Log in with your credentials

Forgot your details?