Secretary of State John KerryJohn Forbes KerryNorth Korea is moved by Pompeo diplomacy, but Dems dig in deeper Ex-Obama official Marie Harf, Guy Benson to co-host Fox News Radio show Five things to know about Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska MORE joked on Twitter Thursday about why he wasn’t confirmed by the Senate by the same proportion as Sen. Max BaucusMax Sieben BaucusGreen Party puts Dem seat at risk in Montana Business groups worried about Trump's China tariffs plan Farmers hit Trump on trade in new ad 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.