The former Secretary of State of the United States. US, John Kerry, has responded to President Donald Trump's accusations that he had "illegal meetings with the hostile Iranian regime."
Trump published a tweet on Thursday night saying the meetings were "to the detriment of the American people."
During a real-time appearance with Bill Maher on Friday, Kerry compared the behavior of the leader with that of the children.
"It really is the rare combination: it has the maturity of an eight-year-old child with the insecurity of a teenager." That's what it is, "the former Massachusetts senator told the host and the program's audience.
John Kerry called Donald Trump a & # 39; rare combination & # 39; – Saying "He has the maturity of an eight-year-old boy with the insecurity of a teenager." in the real-time program on Friday with Bill Maher
Kerry also said: "He is the first president to spend more time reading his Twitter likes than his information books or the constitution of the United States."
Kerry added that the president needs to spend more time addressing issues that matter.
He mentioned that he should worry about the agreement with prosecutor Paul Manafort to cooperate with Robert Mueller in the Russian investigation, saying: "Soon he will be saying that it is the worst agreement that has been made."
"He is the first president to spend more time reading his Twitter likes than his instruction books or the constitution of the United States," he said during the interview.
"It's gone from the art of dealing to the art of shouting," he said, citing the anonymous opinion piece that appeared recently in the New York Times where a member of Trump's administration revealed that they and other team members have committed to knock it down from inside.
The veteran of the Vietnam War was on the program to promote his new memory Every Day Is Extra and urged the audience to watch the Netflix film 2017 The Vietnam War: A Film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, which documents how early began the lie.
He compared the lack of truth surrounding that war with current times.
President Donald Trump accused former Secretary of State John Kerry of holding "illegal meetings" with Iran
The veteran of the Vietnam War was on the show to promote his new memoirs Every Day Is Extra
Kerry said: "We have a president where the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth are three different things."
Maher told Kerry that 2004 was really the start of the False News that Trump speaks so much about, with a campaign against Kerry that took up a position in former President Barack Obama.
Kerry and Maher talked about the "Mean Girls" mentality coming from Trump's office, and Kerry finally defended his decision to hold talks with Iran since he left office.
Under President Barack Obama, Kerry was the main negotiator for the United States. UU In front of the Iranians in the nuclear talks. He looks good with the Iranian Foreign Minister, Javad Zarif, at the United Nations headquarters in New York in April 2016.
"We have always hoped that our democracy will be strengthened when people tell the truth," Kerry continued, while arguing with Maher that Trump was not a fan of the real truth that was emerging.
Kerry went on to explain how he and the late John McCain had taken the United States too far to retreat under the Trump administration.
"John McCain and I together decided that we were going to end the war at home and abroad," he said, adding that he believes that all veterans who returned from Vietnam had a very difficult time.
The chat also details how they spent 10 years providing closings to the relatives of the deceased.
Continuing to defend his meetings with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif for nuclear talks that could change the West's relationship with the Middle East, he said: "I did it absolutely. Everybody does it. There is absolutely nothing unusual about it.