Skip to comments.State Department admits Kerry was on yacht day of Egypt coup
Posted on 07/05/2013 11:18:59 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
July 5th, 2013 01:15 PM ET 19 minutes ago
State Department admits Kerry was on yacht day of Egypt coup
Posted by CNN Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper
(CNN) - After the emergence of photographs showing Secretary of State John Kerry on his 76-foot yacht Isabel on Nantucket Sound on Thursday, the State Department issued an embarrassing correction Friday morning, back-tracking and acknowledging that the Secretary was in fact on the yacht on Wednesday, the day the Egyptian military staged a coup against democratically-elected Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy.
Originally, State Department officials were quick to deny a Wednesday tweet from CBS News Mosheh Oinounou that: A @CBSThisMorning producer just spotted Secretary of State Kerry on yacht in the Nantucket Boat Basin. No response when she shouted Morsi.
A @CBSThisMorning producer just spotted Secretary of State Kerry on yacht in the Nantucket Boat Basin. No response when she shouted "Morsi" Mosheh Oinounou (@Mosheh) July 03, 2013
Secretary Kerry was aboard his yacht, the "Isabel" this afternoon http://t.co/R6v1UDFNGu Mosheh Oinounou (@Mosheh) July 03, 2013
State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki issued a statement Wednesday saying any report or tweet that he was on a boat is completely inaccurate.
(Excerpt) Read more at politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com ...
Did the DoS just admit it was a coup?
Entire executive branch of our government are nothing but blundering “vacationing entitlement” slugs. Never has this country seen such incompetence.
Here we go again......It never ends with this bunch of thugs. They lie, get caught then change the story.
No worries; his good buddy Juan McCain should be coming out warning the GOPe that criticizing Kerry would be unpatriotic and wrong-headed.
McCain is such a Maverick! /sarc
was that the same yacht they he tried to fraudulently register in rhode island to avoid the Massachusetts excise taxes?
OOPSIE!!! you mean they were LYING yesterday when they denied it?
And you know damn well they KNEW where he was...
If it was not for PHOTOS they would still be lying
They are not admitting it to be honest they are admitting it because they were CAUGHT RED-HANDED
Frankly, at any critical juncture I’d rather see him on his yacht and Obama on the back nine than at work where they could have some incompetent and malicious influence on events.
What !!! and I thought Kerry lived in the Middle East trying to find his Nobel Peace Prize
That boat had a different name.
But they were in Viet Nam together don’t you know?
I wonder if he ever paid his taxes on his ship.
It's the crazy commies who don't party and don't sleep we have to worry about. Guys who dream of remaking the world in their image at all costs. Guys like Soros...
or my fav
“I married lucky”
“It was merely an erroneous statement.” James Clapper
does anyone really care where he was, it is not really any of our business what other countries do....sticking our government noses into others politics gets us in trouble as the busybodies of the earth, (unless its an ally that asks for our help.)
Yeah the one he has docked in RI so he avoids the MA taxes on it.
The first inclination of this administration is to lie. You can believe nothing coming from their mouths.