Trump hits back at UK ambassador who called him 'incompetent' in leaked memos

Donald Trump has hit out at the UK ambassador to the US after a leak of sensitive memos, saying he "has not served the UK well".

In the memos, obtained by the Mail on Sunday, Sir Kim Darroch described the US president as "incompetent", "inept" and "insecure".

Sir Kim also gave a scathing assessment of the White House, saying it had become "uniquely dysfunctional" under Mr Trump because of "vicious infighting and chaos", and questioned whether it "will ever look competent".

Officials have insisted the relationship with the White House can withstand the "mischievous behaviour" of the leak and defended Sir Kim's candid style.

Asked about the controversy in New Jersey, Mr Trump told reporters: "The ambassador has not served the UK well, I can tell you that."

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