Colin Powell Called Donald Trump ‘National Disgrace,’ Former Secretary Of State’s Leaked Emails Show
Emails leaked from former Secretary of State Colin Powell’s private email account revealed the retired four-star general called Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump “a national disgrace and an international pariah.”
In one of the emails, Powell calls Trump’s birther investigation a “racist” movement which incorrectly states that President Barack Obama was born in a foreign country.
“Yup, the whole birther movement was racist,” Powell wrote. Commenting on Trump wanting to know if Obama was Muslim, Powell wrote, “As I have said before, ‘What if he was?’ Muslims are born as Americans everyday.” – READ MORE