Theresa May Has ‘Full Faith’ in Ambassador Who Branded Trump ‘Inept’, ‘Incompetent’

Breitbart | 7/9/2019 | Jack Montgomery
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Theresa May is standing by Sir Kim Darroch, the British ambassador in Washington D.C. who insulted President Trump and suggested he could be in hock to “dodgy Russians” in leaked memos.

Prime Minister May’s spokesman insisted she “has full faith in her ambassador to Washington” and that British ambassadors “provide honest unvarnished assessments of politics in their country”.

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The spokesman added that “Those views are not necessarily the views of ministers or indeed the Government” — emphasis added — and added, perhaps tellingly, that “the Foreign Secretary [Jeremy Hunt] has said this leak is not acceptable,” rather than the remarks themselves.

President Trump, who was branded “inept” and “incompetent” by Sir Kim, said of the diplomat: “You know, we’ve had our little ins and outs with a couple of countries, and I’d say that the UK… the ambassador has not served the UK well, I can tell you that.”

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“We are not big fans of that man, and he has not served the UK well” he added.

President Trump subsequently wrote: “I have been very critical about the way the U.K. and Prime Minister Theresa May handled Brexit. What a mess she and her representatives have created. I told her how it should be done, but she decided to go another way.

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“I do not know the Ambassador, but he is not liked or well thought of within the U.S. We will no...
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