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John Kerry unimpressed with basketball diplomacy

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Yeas and Nays,Politics,Alicia M. Cohn

"Dennis Rodman was a great basketball player, and as a diplomat, he was a great basketball player. And that's where we'll leave it."

— Secretary of State John Kerry to MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell on Tuesday's show. Mitchell asked Kerry's opinion of the former NBA star's recent trip to North Korea. The former NBA star met with Kim Jong Un last week and publicly called North Korea's leader a "friend." The State Department distanced itself from Rodman's trip.

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