Johnson says his comments about U.S. ambassador were misrepresented

LONDON (Reuters) – Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain’s next prime minister, said on Friday a misrepresented version of his remarks – rather than his actual words – had been a factor in the resignation of Britain’s ambassador to Washington following a spat with Donald Trump.

Kim Darroch was sucked into a row this week after his private memos were leaked to a British newspaper, showing that he had described the Trump administration as inept.

Trump responded with a scathing Twitter attack on both the envoy and outgoing prime minister Theresa May, who had given Darroch…
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