7:01 AM, Jul 11, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Agence France-Presse State Department correspondent Jo Biddle is claiming on Twitter that members of the media traveling with Secretary of State John Kerry to China "have had their bank accounts hacked."
Her tweet reads, "Seems many members of press pool travelling with #SecKerry in China have had their bank accounts hacked!"
Other reporters are reacting with dismay or outrage.
While others are taking it more in stride:
12:10 PM, Jun 24, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Secretary of State John Kerry tells Fox News's James Rosen that the Obama administration does not "do foreign policy by polls." That, the sescretary of state said, is "a good thing."
7:31 AM, Jun 23, 2014 • By JERYL BIER
With much of the Obama administration's foreign policy in tatters, John Kerry is clear on at least one goal he hopes to achieve by the end of his time as secretary of state: having lesbian, bisexual, and transgender ambassadors representing the United States.
3:18 PM, Jun 17, 2014 • By JERYL BIER
Hillary Clinton raised eyebrows recently with her assertion that the five Taliban commanders transferred to Qatar in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl are "not a threat to the United States." John Kerry, in remarks Thursday to the U.S.
Won't Rule Out Working With Iran.1:22 PM, Jun 16, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
In an interview with Yahoo's Katie Couric, Secretary of State John Kerry says "we have the security we need for our Embassy" in Iraq. This comes just as some Americans are leaving the embassy.
'I would anticipate timely decisions from the president.'9:17 AM, Jun 13, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Secretary of State John Kerry says that he "would anticipate timely decisions from the president" on what to do in Iraq.
12:43 PM, Jun 9, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
The Emergency Committee for Israel has announced that an anti-Hillary Clinton ad will air tonight during the former secretary of state's interview with Diane Sawyer on ABC News.
Here's the ad:
"Today the Emergency Committee for Israel released 'Why Not?' a 30-second TV ad that will begin airing tonight during Diane Sawyer's interview with Hillary Clinton on ABC," the group announces in a press release.
12:49 PM, Jun 8, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
In an interview with CNN, Secretary of State John Kerry is careful not to say that Bowe Bergdahl served with "honor and distinction."
CNN's Elise Labott asks Kerry, "Some people say Bowe Bergdahl is being swiftboated. Do you agree with that? Did he serve with honor and distinction, as National Security Advisor Rice said?"
8:21 AM, May 23, 2014 • By JERYL BIER
The same day President Obama held a press conference about the growing scandal at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Secretary of State John Kerry faced the press in Mexico at a joint appearance with Mexican foreign secretary Jose Antonio Meade.
What if '97 percent' of scientists are wrong?11:38 AM, May 20, 2014 • By JERYL BIER
Secretary of State John Kerry did not shy away from pejorative language when addressing "climate change" in his commencement speech at Boston College on Monday.
6:36 PM, May 18, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
In his speech at at Yale College Class Day in New Haven, Connecticut today, Secretary of State John Kerry told (at least!) two jokes: one about erectile dysfunction drug Viagra and another about NBA team owner Donald Sterling.
The one about Viagra went like this, according to a transcript sent out by the State Department:
3:26 PM, May 16, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Secretary of State John Kerry has put out a statement "Commemorating International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia," which is today.
"Today of all days, we are reminded that the cause of justice can and must triumph over hatred and prejudice. This is a day of action for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities and their allies all over the world. It is time to reaffirm our commitment to the equality and dignity of all persons, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity," said Kerry in a statement.
8:12 AM, May 16, 2014 • By JERYL BIER
In London Thursday for a meeting with the foreign ministers of the nations of the London 11, the "Friends of Syria," Secretary of State John Kerry revealed that “raw data that suggests there may have been” chlorine-based chem
7:41 AM, May 16, 2014 • By JERYL BIER
Secretary of State John Kerry, in the United Kingdom for a meeting of the nations of the London 11, spoke to the press at the Foreign Commonwealth Office in London.