Kerry: I Get 'A Little Uptight When I Hear Politicians Say How Exceptional We Are' Staff
Posted: Jul 15, 2014 10:34 AM

As John Kerry travels from country to country on various diplomatic missions as secretary of state (almost half a million miles so far), he often addresses the staff and their families at the U.S. embassies in the countries he visits. Remarks at these informal gatherings are often more casual than the usual speeches or press appearances, and Kerry often jokes with the staff and recognizes employees of long standing with the State Department.