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Some US diplomats stage quiet revolt amid differences with Trump

Tensions between White House and diplomatic corps are now flaring up more publicly, and at a more senior level

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Friends said Mr Rank (right), who became chargé d'affaires in Beijing in January, was deeply frustrated by the general direction of US policy toward China, but particularly about climate change.

Washington

AS US President Donald Trump strains alliances and relationships around the world, some of the nation's top career diplomats are breaking publicly with him, in what amounts to a quiet revolt by a cadre of public servants known for their professional discretion.

On Monday

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