Colin Powell Says He's Voting For Biden

07 Juin, 2020, 19:52 | Auteur: Anatole Charbonneau
  • Colin Powell Says He's Voting For Biden

"I'm very close to Joe Biden in a social matter and political matter. Didn't Powell say that Iraq had 'weapons of mass destruction?' They didn't, but off we went to WAR!"

Powell served under former President George W. Bush as the first black secretary of state, and was chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the administration of President George H.W. Bush.

"We have a Constitution", Powell said. We have to follow that constitution. "And the President has drifted away from it", Powell said on CNN's "State of the Union".

"Somebody please tell highly overrated Colin Powell that I will have gotten nearly 300 Federal Judges approved (a record), Two Great Supreme Court Justices, rebuilt our once depleted Military, Choice for Vets, Biggest Ever Tax & Regulation Cuts, Saved Healthcare & 2A, & much more!" Senator Mitt Romney of Utah won't back Mr. Trump and is deliberating whether to again write in his wife, Ann, or cast another ballot this November.

Powell responded by saying Trump "has not been an effective president, " then simply said, "He lies all the time".

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"[Trump's behavior] is unsafe for our democracy, it is risky for our country, and I think what we're seeing now, those massive protest movements", Powell explained.

Powell was asked for his thoughts about comments this week by fromer Defense Secretary James Mattis and several former generals condmning Trump's leadership.

Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and other retired officers have condemned Trump in recent days in a rare rebuke with few precedents in USA history. We're not happy with the United Nations.

A few Republican lawmakers have also spoken out against Trump's handling of the outcry and have raised questions about their support for his re-election bid, though most have remained quiet or continued to voice support for the president.

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