Kim Darroch, the British ambassador to the United States who criticized President Trump's administration in leaked diplomatic cables and who Trump in response pledged to "no longer deal with," has announced his resignation. "The current situation is making it impossible for me to carry out my role as I would like," Darroch said on Wednesday. He went on to say that the "responsible course" is to step aside. Darroch came under fire from Trump in recent days, with the president calling him a "pompous fool." Britain had stood by Darroch, and on Wednesday, British Prime Minister Theresa May said that "good government depends on public servants being able to give full and frank advice."

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