Kim Darroch, UK ambassador to US, resigns after Trump cables leak

London (CNN)Britain’s ambassador to the United States, Kim Darroch, has resigned after a series of leaked diplomatic cables revealed he had told 10 Downing Street that the Trump administration was “inept” and “clumsy.” Foreign Office minister Alan Duncan told the BBC on Wednesday that Johnson had thrown the former ambassador “under the bus” by refusing to back him. In a letter to Simon McDonald, the permanent under secretary at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Darroch said he wanted to “put an end to speculation” about his position and the remainder…

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