Social media and videos might make our politicians more accountable and, if not, at least we can laugh about it. We have some very fine examples of predictions that didn’t play well. We think the obvious winner is James Woods’ tweet calling out Hillary, but you decide.
John Kerry didn’t like the 47 Republicans interfering in negotiations
Remember the 47 gutsy Republican Senators who published a letter to Iran informing them that the nuke deal was written without any constitutional authority? As they said, the next president could nuke the deal.
Kerry was shocked and appalled.
In light of Kerry’s interference in President Trump’s tearing up the unsigned nuke deal, his comments don’t play well.
Kerry, testifying before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations at the time, said he viewed the senators’ letter as a shocking, unprecedented attempt to circumvent the nation’s commander in chief.
“My reaction to the letter was utter disbelief,” Kerry said when asked about it by Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.).
“You write to the leaders in the middle of a negotiation — particularly the leaders that they have criticized other people for even engaging with or writing to — to write then and suggest they were going to give a constitutional lesson, which by the way was absolutely incorrect, is quite stunning,” he went on[…]
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