Kerry: ‘I Have Big Heels To Fill’

During remarks at the State Department on his first official day as secretary of state, John Kerry on Monday said the big question facing the U.S. and the world is, “Can a man actually run the State Department?”

“As the saying goes, I have big heels to fill,” Kerry said, referencing outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Condoleezza Rice before her. 

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