Secretary of State John KerryJohn Forbes KerryFor the sake of national security, Trump must honor the Iran deal Bernie Sanders’s 1960s worldview makes bad foreign policy DiCaprio: History will ‘vilify’ Trump for not fighting climate change MORE joked on Twitter Thursday about why he wasn’t confirmed by the Senate by the same proportion as Sen. Max BaucusMax Sieben BaucusBernie Sanders flexes power on single-payer ObamaCare architect supports single-payer system Trump has yet to travel west as president MORE (D-Mont.).

That day, the Senate confirmed Baucus 96-0 to be the new United States ambassador to China.

Kerry said he was confirmed by the Senate to head the State Department only 94-3.

The Senate confirmed Kerry in Jan. 2013, with Sens. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), John Cornyn (R-Texas) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) casting the only “no” votes.

Kerry had served in the Senate 28 years and was chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee from 2009 until he stepped down last year.

This week, Kerry resurrected his official Twitter account after it was on hiatus for a year.