- Kerry told Fox News he met with Iran’s foreign minister at least three times since leaving office
- Obama’s top diplomat also did not deny telling the Iranians to ‘wait out’ Trump
- Logan Act prohibits private American citizens from engaging in diplomacy on behalf of U.S. government
The president tweeted late Thursday: ‘John Kerry had illegal meetings with the very hostile Iranian Regime, which can only serve to undercut our great work to the detriment of the American people.
‘He told them to wait out the Trump Administration!
‘Was he registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act?
Trump was most likely reacting to a segment on Fox News which interviewed Kerry about his activities since leaving office.
Kerry also granted an interview to radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt on Wednesday.
The former Massachusetts senator told Hewitt that he met with Iranian Foreign Minsiter Javad Zarif ‘three or four times’ since the Trump administration took office in January 2017.