Donald Trump backtracks on his criticisms of the UK’s ambassador to the US after learning that Kim Darroch compared him to Arnold Schwarzenegger in the Terminator.
The president told reporters on Friday that Darroch had said some “very good things about me”.
Darroch was forced to resign this week after the president sent a series of tweets labeling the ambassador “stupid” and “whacky” and insisting he wouldn’t work with him in future.
“I wish the British ambassador well,” Trump said on Friday.
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Donald Trump appears to have made a dramatic change in his opinion about the UK’s ambassador to the US, after reading a tweet which revealed that the now departing diplomat had compared the president to Arnold Schwarzenegger in the Terminator.
Kim Darroch was forced to resign earlier this week after his confidential comments about the president were leaked to the press.
In the memos, which were leaked to the Mail on Sunday newspaper, Darroch described Trump’s White House as “dysfunctional,” “inept” and “incompetent.”
The leak, led to a series of tweets from Trump in which he attacked Darroch as “stupid” and “whacky” and called prime minister Theresa May’s handling of Brexit a “mess.”
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