State Dept. Denies Kerry Was On Yacht During Egyptian President’s Ouster

July 4, 2013 2:10 AM
State Dept. Denies Kerry Was On Yacht During Egyptian President’s Ouster
" BOSTON (CBS) – The State Department is denying a report that Secretary of State John Kerry spent the day on his yacht in Nantucket as Egypt’s military ousted President Mohammed Morsi.

CBS This Morning senior producer in Washington Mosheh Oinounou tweeted a photo of the “Isabel” and reported that a producer had spotted Kerry on board Wednesday.

A CBSThisMorning producer just spotted Secretary of State Kerry on yacht in the Nantucket Boat Basin. No response when she shouted "Morsi"

— Mosheh Oinounou ( Mosheh) July 3, 2013

Secretary Kerry was aboard his yacht, the "Isabel" this afternoon pic.twitter /R6v1UDFNGu

— Mosheh Oinounou ( Mosheh) July 3, 2013

Kerry spokesperson Jen Psaki denied the report.

“Since his plane touched down in Washington at 4 am, Secretary Kerry was working all day and on the phone dealing with the crisis in Egypt,” Psaki said in a statement "

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