Skip to comments.Trump Suggests John Kerry’s Meetings with Iran ‘Big Violation of Logan Act’
Posted on 04/22/2019 9:36:37 AM PDT by rktman
President Donald Trump challenged former Secretary of State John Kerry Monday for speaking to Iranian leaders as they struggle with tough policies from the Trump administration.
Iran is being given VERY BAD advice by John Kerry and people who helped him lead the U.S. into the very bad Iran Nuclear Deal, Trump wrote on Twitter. Big violation of Logan Act?
In 2018, Kerry admitted meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif three or four times to discuss Obamas signature nuclear deal with Iran that Trump ripped up.
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Paging Mr. AG Barr, please pick up the white courtesy phone.
Trump should publicly ask for Sally Yates advice on this...before Trump fired her for insubordination, she was pushing to use the Logan Act on Michael Flynn and the Trump transition team.
If he says it or tweets it, the likelihood of anything actually happening is nil. No one fears him so they will continue to do it.
Anyone remember Obama right before the 2008 election traveling to Iraq and telling the Iraqi leader not to sign any status of forces agreements with Bush? He told him he expected to win the election in a few weeks and they would need make a new deal with him.
This is most likely a Logan act violation. But no one has ever been charged for it
Well, let’s see...
Who is in charge and can arrest him...?
Is that James Taylors cousin?
Kerry has two defenses. First he is a dem. Second he is a mental case.
I think I heard he and muleass attended the same school?
Lastly he said he would not seek a nomination if Biden was. My guess is Biden is and if so he wants the vp slot. This ass is so far out of touch to be in deep space.
Time to dust it off and use it!
This needs immediate prosecution so it will never happen again. We need William Barr to present this to the grand jury. The statute is very clear. Do we enforce the law? OR NOT!!
It’s a shame parts of his cranium don’t reside on some foreign rice paddy.
Talk, Talk, Talk, no hand cuffs
Time to test the law.
Found these at wikipedia:
Only two indictments have ever been handed down under the Logan Act. The first occurred in 1803 when a grand jury indicted Francis Flournoy, a Kentucky farmer, who had written an article in the Frankfort Guardian of Freedom under the pen name of “A Western American.” In the article, Flournoy advocated a separate nation in the western part of the United States that would ally with France. The United States Attorney for Kentucky, an Adams appointee and brother-in-law of Chief Justice John Marshall, went no further than procuring the indictment of Flournoy, and there was no further prosecution of the Kentucky farmer. The purchase of the Louisiana Territory later that year appeared to cause the separatism issue to become moot, and the case was abandoned.
In 1852, Jonas Phillips Levy became the second and, to date the last, person to be indicted under the Logan Act. Levy, an American merchant and sailor who was living in Mexico at the time, had acquired a grant to build a railway across the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, the narrowest point across Mexico. Secretary of State Daniel Webster had been pressuring Mexico to accept a treaty that would allow a different group of American businessmen to build the railway. Levy wrote a letter to Mexican President Mariano Arista urging him to reject Webster’s proposed treaty, prompting Webster to seek an indictment against Levy for violating the Logan Act. Federal prosecutors were forced to dismiss the case after Arista refused to hand over the original copy of the letter, depriving them of the evidence they needed to convict Levy.
But never a conviction. Sounds like john f’n kohn-heinz-kerry would be a good place to start though. :-)
Oh No will Kerry Flee to Iran ?
He’ll need to “mullah” it over.
The FBI will Ketchup before he gets there
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