MSNBC’s Matthews: Rubio’s Criticizing Obama’s Iran Deal Is Illegal

‘The Logan Act is one of those laws — you’re not supposed to negotiate for the United States unless you are in fact the United States government’

Rubio's Criticizing Obama's Iran Deal Is Illegal, Hardball Host Chris Matthews Suggests (NewsBusters)

Closing a segment on the July 23 program about Republican criticism of the nuclear deal that the Obama/Kerry State Department brokered with the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hardball host Chris Matthews wondered if 2016 presidential aspirant Marco Rubio's vocal criticism of the deal might in some way be "illegal." Matthews went on to elaborate by invoking yet again the Logan Act, breathing new life into a specious charge which we've addressed here at NewsBusters previously.

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