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

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By Alexander Smith  with NBC News World News
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 memosthat 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."

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