President Donald Trump (l), and Kim Darroch, U.K. ambassador to the U.S
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President Donald Trump lashed out at U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May and U.K. Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch on Monday in the wake of leaked internal memos in which Darroch called the Trump administration “inept” and “uniquely dysfunctional.”
British newspaper The Mail on Sunday published snippets of the memos from Darroch to the British Government that date from 2017 to the present, and include many comments critical of the Trump administration.
“We will no longer deal with him,” Trump said in a tweet on Monday referring to Darroch. “I do not know the Ambassador, but he is not well liked or thought of within the US.”
Trump added that May and her administration have created “a mess” by not following his advice on Brexit.
“We have made clear to the U.S. how unfortunate this leak is. The selective extracts leaked do not reflect the closeness of, and the esteem in which…