Jerusalem Post: Colin Powell Endorses Biden

Powell, who led the U.S. military during the 1991 Gulf War under Republican former President George H.W. Bush and later led the U.S. Department of State under President George W. Bush, said Trump was

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DF chief of general staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz and Colin Powell (photo credit: SHMULIK ALMANI)

WASHINGTON/Jerusalem Post – Former Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Colin Powell on Sunday endorsed Democratic former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, becoming the first major Republican to publicly back Donald Trump’s rival ahead of November’s election.

Powell, who led the U.S. military during the 1991 Gulf War under Republican former President George H.W. Bush and later led the U.S. Department of State under President George W. Bush, said Trump was “ineffective” and has only gotten worse since he took office.

“I cannot in any way support President Trump this year,” Powell, who did not vote for Trump in 2016, told CNN in an interview.

>Asked if he would vote for Biden, he added: “I will be voting for him.”

“We have a Constitution. And we have to follow that Constitution. And the President has drifted away from it,” Powell added.

“I think what we’re seeing now, this massive protest movement I have (never) seen in my life, I think it suggests the country is getting wise to this and we’re not going to put up with it anymore,” the retired general told CNN.

Powell said he is “proud” of fellow military leaders who are speaking out, saying that “they were willing to take the risk of speaking honesty and speaking truth to those who are not speaking truth.”

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  1. Extremely disappointed in Colin Powell. He sold out to the MIC( Military Industrial Complex). Now a LOT of sell outs are mad at trump for pulling ALL troops out of the endless wars. Powell, like Mattis and Kelly., have lost my support and admiration forever. To turn and support Biden not only betrays the Republican Party to which granted them their rises to power and prestige, it speaks of their TRUE natures: they WANT to do whatever they want without responsibility.

    TRUMP 2020 because he STILL is the lesser of two evils. If they really supported America, especially now with the Mobs getting more power, they should support Trump.

  2. Powell, where do you stand on 9/11? You are not a, ‘Patriot!’ You are just another willing supporter of the, ‘Zionist Overlords’ who dragged US into the, unending Wars, of the Middle East! You helped in, our ‘Blood and Treasure’, getting used-abused, as the ‘Sacrificial Offerings’ on the barbaric-bloody Altar of Zionism! Remember June 8, 1967? Our ship, the “USS LIBERTY” was attacked by the Zionist Terror state, 34 of our fellow citizens, were murdered and another 200 wounded! Powell! Go to; http://www.holocaustonthehighseas.com Powell, try to be a PATRIOT??

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