Pompeo contended on Friday: "You can't find precedent for this in USA history".
Kerry said he'd "never seen anything quite like" the critical claims made about Trump in the anonymous New York Times op-ed purportedly penned by a senior White House official and in veteran journalist Bob Woodward's new tell-all book, Fear.
Kerry's meetings do not appear to violate FARA, but some have suggested they could be in violation of the Logan Act, which prohibits private citizens from negotiating on behalf of the USA government without authorization, though no one has ever been successfully prosecuted under the law. Was he registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act?
"What Secretary Kerry has done is unseemly and unprecedented", Pompeo told reporters at the State Department Friday. "Simply offering advice to a foreign government doesn't make you a foreign agent". The Boston Globe called the meeting an "aggressive yet stealthy" mission to put pressure on the Trump administration to keep the Obama-era nuclear deal in some form.
"Secretary Kerry stays in touch with his former counterparts around the world just like every previous secretary of state, and in a long phone conversation with Secretary Pompeo earlier this year he went into great detail about what he had learned about the Iranian's view".
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The Commander-in-Chief ripped Kerry's "illegal meetings" with the "hostile Iranian regime" on social media, saying the former diplomat was aiming to "undercut our great work" in cracking down on the Islamic Republic. Kerry admitted to having multiple meetings with Iranian officials behind the backs of Trump administration officials.
In this January 15, 2017 file photo, U.S Secretary of State John Kerry speaks with the media after attending the Mideast peace conference in Paris.
Kerry, who ran the State Department in the Obama administration, discussed his interactions with Iran while promoting his new book, Every Day Is Extra, this week.
"I wasn't in the meeting, but I am reasonably confident that he was not there in support of U.S. policy with respect to the Islamic Republic of Iran", Pompeo said.
"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", Kerry said. "I wasn't in the meeting, but I am reasonably confident that [Kerry] was not there in support of USA policy with respect to the Islamic Republic of Iran, who, this week, fired kaytusha rockets toward United States rockets in Baghdad and took action against our consulate in Basra". You know, how does one resolve Yemen?