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John Kerry on 'Stealth Campaign' to Save Iran Nuke Pact

Former Secretary of State is talking to world leaders

(Newser) - While President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu publicly slam the Iran nuclear deal, John Kerry is quietly trying to save it. The former secretary of state has held private meetings with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, French President Emmanuel Macron, and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier in an effort... More »

Flynn's Talks With Russia May Have Broken the Law

National security adviser allegedly discussed sanctions before inauguration

(Newser) - President Trump's national security adviser may be in hot water over his talks with the Russian ambassador before Trump took office. The upshot of stories in the Washington Post and the New York Times is the same: They say Michael Flynn discussed sanctions with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, despite... More »

Pelosi Is a Felon

And We Mean It

(Newser) - Mr. Turner, a lawyer and forme assistant secretary of state in the Reagan administration says Speaker Pelosi is a felon under a 1799 law known as the Logan Act.  Citing Marbury v Madison, perhaps the most cited legal case in American legal history, he says that Pelosi breached the... More »

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