Skip to comments.Kerry Meeting With Iran to Salvage Nuke Deal With Rogue Diplomacy
Posted on 09/12/2018 10:39:18 AM PDT by Reno89519
Former Secretary of State John Kerry disclosed that he has been conducting rogue diplomacy with top Iranian officials to salvage the landmark nuclear deal and push the Islamic Republic to negotiate its contested missile program, according to recent remarks.
Kerry, in an interview with radio host Hugh Hewitt to promote his new book, said that he has met with Iranian Former Minister Javad Zarifthe former secretary's onetime negotiating partnerthree or four times in recent months behind the Trump administration's back.
"I think I've seen him three or four times," Kerry said, adding that he has been conducting sensitive diplomacy without the current administration's authorization. Kerry said he has criticized the current administration in these discussions, chiding it for not pursuing negotiations from Iran, despite the country's fevered rhetoric about the U.S. president.
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The Logan Act, 18 U.S.C. §953, is an old but rarely-invoked federal statute prohibiting unauthorized private diplomacy with foreign nations. The Act provides:
Any citizen of the United States, wherever he may be, who, without authority of the United States, directly or indirectly commences or carries on any correspondence or intercourse with any foreign government or any officer or agent thereof, with intent to influence the measures or conduct of any foreign government or of any officer or agent thereof, in relation to any disputes or controversies with the United States, or to defeat the measures of the United States, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than three years, or both.
The key elements thus are (1) a communication with a foreign government; (2) without authority of the United States; (3) for the purpose of influencing the actions of the foreign government in relation to a dispute with the United States or of defeating U.S. policy.
FORMER Secretary of State John Kerry needs to be investigated and prosecuted. If the DOJ/FBI cannot do it fairly then appoint a special counsel!
Same treasonous behavior he has gotten away with since he worked for the Viet Cong.
Kerry is 100% pure rear hole.
Uhmmmmm......Arrest him. Hang him.
What’s in it for him? Points for a run in 2020?
Arrest the POS!
Uh, isn’t THIS collusion?
Lurch needs a stint in a federal prison.
Paging AG Sessions...
I agree. If there was ever a case for the Logan Act this is it.
President Trump- remove his security clearances immediately as he is a demonstrated threat to our national security. NOW!
Illegal? Almost certainly. But Sessions isnt going to politicize his office, so Kerry can boldly flaunt his deeds.
Do you even need evidence when he bragged about it on a national radio show?
The USA’s FORMER Secretary of State is meeting with Iran’s FORMER Minister.
Did they meet at the “HAS-BEEN CLUB”?
If he were a decent human being instead of the turd he is, he would be in Iran trying to see what he can do to help those fighting the regime.(The Greens).
so Kerry is working with Iran , arrest him now
Someone needs to put this piece of sh*t behind bars where he belongs
Collusion doesn’t matter to Dems as long as THEY are the ones doing it
Just arrest the bastard now!
If someone leaked his military records he would take his yacht and leave.
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