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In an interview with Guy Benson Sec Of state, Mike Pompeo criticism responds to John Kerry
Secretary of state Mike Pompeo beat his predecessor, John Kerry, to tell him it’s time to get off the stage “” and engagement with foreign heads of state and government to undermine and stop inappropriate the trump administration’s foreign policy.
Pompeo made the comments in a Fox News Radio interview with Guy Benson on Thursday to investigate in the midst of the rising tension between the US and Iran, and the calls of Kerry, the former Secretary of state under President Obama about the alleged violations of the Logan Act, for meetings with Iranian officials.
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“It is ahistorical and completely useless, if the previous state secretaries to continue to engage in the tasks that you have to be, if you were the Secretary of state … it is time to get off the stage for the former government.”
— Mike Pompeo
“It is ahistorical and completely useless, if the previous state secretaries to continue to engage in the tasks that you said, if the Secretary of state were,” Pompeo. “I’m going to keep it that way, in the sense that it is time to get off the stage for the former government.”
Kerry is confronted, the control of its 2018 meeting with Iranian officials in spite of not hold the office of Florida sen. Marco Rubio pushing open attorney General Bill Barr, to investigate whether Kerry has broken the law, and criminal law should be prosecuted under the Logan Act, a Federal law that prohibits private citizens from negotiating in the behalf of the US government, without permission.
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Pompeo went on to accuse Kerry-advised to wait for the Iranians, that the best course of action is, the current government, calling it “outrageous.”
“I understand you have different views than us, you are entitled to these views. But in conversation with leaders around the world and beats them somehow, the waiting time of this administration is the best course of action for the country is something that is unheard of,” he said.
“It is fundamentally different than any previous government committed to, and you should leave the foreign policy to us.”
— Mike Pompeo
“It is fundamentally different than any previous government committed to, and you should leave the foreign policy to us,” he added.
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Pompeo added that, if you want the previous revenue appease, the Iranians, and advance allow the North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un to continue its nuclear threat, “you should go fight for them at the ballot box.”
Earlier this month, President Trump, said Kerry “should be prosecuted” under the Logan Act. A spokesman for Kerry pushing back on Trump’s comments, calling them “simply wrong, end of story.”
“He is wrong on the facts, wrong on the law, and unfortunately, he was wrong, as the diplomacy to keep America safe. Secretary Kerry helped to start negotiations on a nuclear agreement, worked on the solution of an unsolvable problem,” the spokesman said.
“The world supports, then it is supported. We would hope that the President would focus on the solution of foreign policy problems for America instead of attack on his predecessor for the theatre.”