Also, George W. Bush wool for Biden votes, reports the "New York Times", citing the Familiar of the former Republican President.
Ex-General Powell practiced at the same time, sharp criticism of the Republican US President, Donald Trump. Trump away from the Constitution and become "dangerous for our democracy, dangerous for our country," said Powell. "He's lying about things and he doesn't, because people bring him to justice." Powell had already voted in the year 2016 for trump's opponent, Hillary Clinton; in 2008, he gave his vote according to his own statements, Barack Obama and Vice President Biden.
To his favorite medium, Twitter, shot back at Trump immediately. "Didn't Powell say that Iraq had 'weapons of mass destruction'? They had not, but already we are drawn into the WAR!“, Trump wrote on Twitter. Powell was Minister of foreign Affairs, as the United States was invaded in the year 2003 in Iraq. Trump had supported the war itself. A later Tweet, in which Trump himself praised for his work, he headed with the words: "Someone should tell the please the highly overrated Colin Powell".
have a number of other former top politicians criticized by Trump in the last few days because of his handling of the protests following the death of the African-American George Floyd in a brutal police operation. Trumps former Secretary of defense James Mattis had called the President on Wednesday with a splitter.
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On Friday joined trump's former chief of staff John Kelly of the criticism of Mattis. Both Mattis, as well as Kelly – like Powell – former generals. Powell served from 2001 to 2005 under President George W. Bush's foreign Minister.
On Friday, had a number of former US Secretary of defense against trump's threat to the military because of the protests in the US. In a "Washington Post" published a guest post, the Ex-Secretary of defense Leon Panetta, Chuck Hagel, Aston Carter, as well as 86 other former defence politicians warned and officers against the military in such a way that the constitutional rights of Americans would be undermined. Hamburg and Berlin: protesters throw stones, police use water cannons, a FOCUS Online/Wochit Hamburg and Berlin: protesters throw stones, police use water cannons, aflr Date Of Update: 08 June 2020, 04:26