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Trump Says U.S. Will 'No Longer Deal' With British Ambassador After Leaked Anti-Trump Cables

Dan Drezner tells Fox News Trump's latest move is not unprecedented.

President Trump announced Monday that the U.S. will "no longer deal" with the British ambassador to the United States, after leaked diplomatic cables showed the ambassador secretly slamming Trump in frank and personal terms.

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"It's not entirely unprecedented," Dan Drezner, Professor of International Politics at The Fletcher School of Tufts University, told Fox News. "When WikiLeaks released a trove of diplomatic cables, the Bolivarian leader of Ecuador expelled the U.S. Ambassador. Even in that case, however, the Ecuadoran government went through the proper diplomatic channels. A PNG-by-tweet for the leak of cables confirming mainstream media reporting of the Trump administration is definitely new."

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