Less than 24 hours after the death of Colin Powell, the Donald Trump did not restrain himself and in a scathing statement said that the former Secretary of State of the administration of George Walker Bush “made many mistakes, but anyway, let him rest in peace!”
One of the countless targets of insults and insults to former Republican President Powell died yesterday at the age of 84 from complications related to Covid-19, reports AFP. The entire American political spectrum paid tribute to the former chief of the general staff of the American armed forces, with the Democratic president Joe Biden to speak of a man who embodied “the highest ideals of diplomacy and the army.”
A consensus tone that Trump considered too hagiographic, who said he hoped to have the same dance of praise after his death.
“It’s wonderful to see how Colin Powell did that big mistakes in Iraq and especially with the so-called weapons of mass destruction, he is treated so beautifully by the media with misinformation (Fake News Media). “I hope this happens to me one day,” wrote the real estate mogul.
Donald Trump also accused the deceased of being “supposedly Republican“” Always ready to attack other Republicans, “a frequent criticism of the man who was the first African-American to take over as commander-in-chief of the U.S. military and then secretary of state.
Powell, for his part, has always been highly critical of Donald Trump, recalls the same AFP article: In the 2016 presidential election, he supported the Hillary Clinton against the billionaire, and in last year’s election he announced his decision to vote for Joe Biden, accusing the Republican president that “he lies all the time».