Unsurprisingly, leaked comments from the United Kingdom's ambassador to the United States, Kim Darroch, calling President Trump "inept" and "incompetent" did not sit well with Trump.
It took the commander-in-chief a little while to respond to the news, which broke on Saturday evening, but he eventually got around to firing back at Darroch on Monday afternoon over Twitter. Essentially, Trump said that the White House will ignore Darroch until Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation goes into effect and a new government takes over in London.
It's unclear if the sentiment that Darroch is not well-liked in the U.S. is actually true. Senior Trump officials, including White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, senior adviser Stephen Miller, and acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney, have all been Darroch's private dinner guests, while national security adviser John Bolton meets with Darroch frequently, The Washington Post reports.
He also apparently played a role in orchestrating Trump's state visit to the U.K. last month, which Trump remains enthusiastic about.
One other word that Darroch used to describe Trump in the cables was widely noted: "insecure."