If you have been paying any attention to the Robert Mueller special counsel investigation, you have heard of the Foreign Agents Registration Act.
The act requires any private US citizen who works with or provides advise or services to foreign governments to register as a foreign agent with the US government, something that Paul Manafort failed to do.
Former Secretary of State John Kerry is a private citizen these days, but he openly admits to several meetings with the Iranian government, without the knowledge or permission of the White House.
Kerry has been covertly working to try to salvage his infamous nuclear deal, but his actions are in clear violation with the Foreign Agents Registration Act since he is not registered as a foreign agent.
(Washington Examiner) – In a radio interview with Hugh Hewitt, former Secretary of State John Kerry admitted that he’s been working behind-the-scenes to salvage the Iran nuclear deal. “What I have done is tried to elicit from him what Iran might be willing to do in order to change the dynamic in the Middle East for the better,” he explained. Kerry’s backchannel with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif has not been a one-time deal. “I think I’ve seen him three or four times,” Kerry said, and acknowledged that his talks were occurring without the Trump administration’s approval.
Kerry has always been an arrogant and aloof man. During his long career on Capitol Hill, Senate colleagues on both sides of the aisle described him as the least-liked senator, an opinion repeatedly affirmed by his own office staff during his long career. He is disdainful of democracy. Simply put, he sees himself as above the law, deserving of privilege and special dispensation not only when he is in government, but also as a private citizen.
Perhaps Kerry believes he is not violating the Logan Act of 1799 which states that: “Any citizen of the United States, wherever he may be, who, without authority of the United States, directly or indirectly commences or carries on any correspondence or intercourse with any foreign government or any officer or agent thereof, in relation to any disputes or controversies with the United States, or to defeat the measures of the United States, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than three years, or both.” …
Kerry openly admitted to his crime, fully believing that his motive justified his actions, even though his actions were illegal.
One can be assured that if someone like former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice had done this when Obama was in office, that she would have most likely been brought up on charges.
However, it’s been clearly demonstrated over the past decade that many Democrats believe they are above the law and can do whatever they want.
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