Leaked cables show British ambassador saying Trump abandoned Iran deal in act of ‘diplomatic vandalism’ to spite Obama

TOPSHOT - US President Donald Trump speaks to the media as he walks to Marine One prior to departing from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, July 5, 2019. - Trump travels to Bedminster, New Jersey. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)

According to a report from the Daily Mail, Kim Darroch, the former United Kingdom ambassador to the United States said that Trump scrapped the 2015 Iran nuclear deal just to spite Obama and did not have a plan to deal with the aftermath. Darroch’s statements were found in the leaked cables in which he called Trump “inept, insecure and incompetent”.