Tag Archives: John Kerry

John Kerry At Davos: Trump Needs To Resign [VIDEO]

CNBC reports: John Kerry had a one-word answer when asked his message for President Donald Trump: “Resign.” The former secretary of State and Democratic U.S. senator from Massachusetts made the declaration while speaking on a CNBC panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Kerry, who lost in his bid to become president in 2004, first hesitated to answer …

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John Kerry: Trump’s Like An Insecure Teenage Girl

The Huffington Post reports: Former Secretary of State John Kerry delivered a blistering assessment of President Donald Trump’s character on Friday’s broadcast of Real Time with Bill Maher. “He is the first president that I know of who spends more time reading his Twitter ‘likes’ than his briefing books or the constitution of the United States,” Kerry told Maher. “Unfortunately, …

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John Kerry: That NYT Op-Ed Means We Don’t Have A President, He’s Not Capable Of Doing The Job

John Kerry pulled no punches last night: Appearing on The Late Show, Kerry began by saying the op-ed “scares the Hell” out of him. “There is a reassurance. It means that for James Buchanan, he’s no longer the worst president,” Kerry joked. Stephen Colbert asked Kerry if anyone tried doing things like stealing documents from the president’s desk during the …

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REPORT: John Kerry Mulls 2020 White House Bid

The New York Daily News reports: Former Secretary of State John Kerry is reportedly considering a presidential run in 2020. Kerry met with Hussein Agha, an ally of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, in London where he touted the idea when discussing the Middle East’s peace process, the Jerusalem Post reported Wednesday citing Israeli newspaper Ma’ariv. Kerry, 74, when asked about …

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John Kerry: It Was Trump’s Rhetoric That Made North Korea Decide “Hey, We Need A Nuclear Bomb”

The Hill reports: Former Secretary of State John Kerry said in an interview scheduled to air Monday that President Trump’s rhetoric has given North Korea a reason to say it needs to acquire a nuclear weapon. “I think what the president needs to do is make sure he’s not feeding into North Korea’s fear of regime change, or of you …

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HISTORIC: Sec. John Kerry Issues Formal Apology To LGBT State Department Staffers For Past Discrimination

Politico reports: Secretary of State John Kerry is formally apologizing to gay, lesbian and other employees of the State Department who faced past discrimination because of their sexual orientation. The apparently unprecedented apology, issued in a statement Monday, is the latest step that the Obama administration has taken to promote inclusion of the LGBT community in its ranks. It comes …

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Secretary Of State John Kerry Reaffirms Support For Trans Rights On Transgender Day Of Remembrance

Don’t expect to see anything like this next year. Via press release from Secretary of State John Kerry: On Transgender Day of Remembrance, the United States solemnly honors the memory of the many transgender individuals who lost their lives to senseless acts of violence. Transgender persons around the world are targeted by rising levels of violence fueled by hatred and …

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BREAKING: US & Russia Announce Syria Peace Plan

Sky News reports: The US and Russia are announcing a plan aimed at ending the Syrian civil war and leading to political transition in the country. The plan calls for a nationwide cessation of hostilities beginning at sundown on 12 September. US Secretary of State John Kerry said the deal brokered with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov could be a …

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LIVE VIDEO: American Flag Rises Over US Embassy In Havana For First Time In 54 Years

Live US-Cuban history happening right now. The BBC reports: Three marines who lowered the American flag for the last time on 4 January 1961 will raise it again during Friday’s ceremony in Havana. They are now retired and in their late 70s. “I’m gonna love seeing that flag go back up,” said former marine Jim Tracy, 78, in a US …

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LCR Slams Kerry On Iran Deal

The Log Cabin Republicans today published the above message in a full-page ad in Roll Call. Via press release: “It is absolutely appalling that the negotiations taking place right now between the United States and the Iranian government have avoided any serious discussion of the horrendous human rights abuses taking place in Iran,” Log Cabin Republicans National Executive Gregory T. …

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Perkins Attacks John Kerry Over Creation Of US Envoy On Global LGBT Rights

“Most people probably assumed that America already had an ambassador for homosexuality: it’s called the Obama administration. But now, Secretary John Kerry wants to make it official by creating a permanent position in the State Department devoted entirely to strong-arming other countries into embracing his view of homosexuality. In another major U-turn from the Bush years, the Obama administration is …

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Obama & Kerry Condemn Attack In Paris

Via CNN: President Barack Obama strongly condemned the terror attack in Paris on Tuesday that claimed 12 lives and praised France for standing “shoulder to shoulder” in the fight against terrorism. Obama said in a statement that the U.S. would provide “any assistance” to “America’s oldest ally” in bringing the terrorists to justice. Obama was briefed on the attack against …

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Israel & Hamas Agree To Cease-Fire

Brokered by the UN and Secretary Of State John Kerry: In a statement released in New Delhi where Secretary of State John Kerry is traveling, the U.S. and U.N. said they had gotten assurances that all parties to the conflict in Gaza had agreed to an unconditional cease-fire during which there would be negotiations on a more durable truce in …

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Israel Rejects Kerry’s Cease Fire Plan

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Perkins Attacks Kerry On LGBT Rights

“During last week’s LGBT pep rally at the State Department, Kerry’s rah-rah moment was saying that if confirmed, Ted Osius would be the sixth openly homosexual ambassador. ‘We now have hundreds of LGBT individuals in our bureaus at State, USAID, and at posts all around the world.’ Of course, what Kerry neglected to mention is that many of those posts …

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Sec. John Kerry Celebrates LGBT Pride, Tells Embattled Foreign Gays That “You Have A Partner In The United States”

Via press release from the White House. The Department of State joins the world in celebrating LGBT Pride Month and reaffirms its commitment to the promotion and protection of the human rights of LGBT persons around the globe. In the United States, we have made marked progress in tearing down the unjust and unfair barriers that have prevented the full …

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John Kerry On Ukraine: President Obama Is Considering All Options

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John Kerry Spoke To Uganda’s President

Via press release from the State Department: Secretary of State John Kerry spoke with Ugandan President Museveni yesterday via phone. Secretary Kerry expressed the United States’ deep disappointment in the Ugandan Government’s decision to enact the Anti-Homosexuality Bill. The Secretary noted that the decision complicates the U.S. relationship with Uganda. He also raised U.S. concerns that this discriminatory law poses …

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HRC: Recall US Ambassador To Uganda

Via press release from the Human Rights Campaign: President Museveni sent a clear message today that bigotry and intolerance – which is now further codified into statute in Uganda – trump the rights of LGBT Ugandans. Let there be no room for doubt, this bill could destroy lives and tear families apart. We call on Secretary of State John Kerry …

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John Kerry Reacts To Ugandan Law: We Are Reviewing US Assistance Programs

“This is a tragic day for Uganda and for all who care about the cause of human rights. Ultimately, the only answer is repeal of this law. The United States is deeply disappointed in the enactment of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill in Uganda. For the four years since the bill was introduced, we have been crystal clear that it blatantly violates …

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