Republican lawmakers are demanding an investigation of federal climate czar John Kerry, after a leaked recording appeared to reveal that he told Iran’s foreign minister about covert Israeli military operations in Syria — which he later denied.
“These are very serious allegations and knowing the position that he holds in government and position that he did hold, yes, it should be investigated. Knowing if these are true, I think it should go beyond him just resigning,” said Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), the GOP leader in the House, on Tuesday.
Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said Kerry should testify to the panel about whether he gave sensitive information to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.
“Israel remains America’s staunchest and most loyal ally in the Middle East, and the idea that America’s former top diplomat would leak sensitive information about covert military operations to the world’s largest state sponsor of terror — putting