WATCH: Colin Powell told then-moderator Bob Schieffer in 2011 that former VP Cheney took “cheap shots” at his support for Pres. Bush’s decisions about war: “Who went to the United Nations, and regrettably, with a lot of false information? It was me. It wasn’t Mr. Cheney.”pic.twitter.com/e08UfUkJj9
ICYMI: Since March 2020, US border agents have expelled migrants over 1,163,000 times under the Trump-era Title 42 policy retained by the Biden administration. Just over 3,200 of those in Title 42 proceedings have been screened by a US asylum officer. 1/https://www.cbsnews.com/news/immigration-title-42-border-policy-migrants-screened-us-protection/ …
In that same interview with
@margbrennan , Powell reflected on his historic career:
"60 years ago... nobody thought I could ever become chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, but I did...We're living better than we did then but there's more to be done."
NEW: Former Sec. of State Colin Powell has died at 84 due to complications from COVID-19.
Last year, in his interview with
@margbrennan , Powell urged the need to help fellow citizens amid Black Lives Matter movement:
"We have to now move on to new things and not just slogans."pic.twitter.com/pRDEee5ZcF
SECDEF AUSTIN ON COLIN POWELL: “The world lost one of the greatest leaders we have ever witnessed. Alma lost a great husband. And I lost a tremendous personal friend & mentor. He has been my mentor for a number of years. He always made time for me…”