George Floyd: ‘You Were Weak During Your Time’, Trump Lambastes Powell for Criticizing His Response to Nationwide Unrest

US President, Donald Trump has criticised a former Republican Secretary of State Colin Powell for his comment on the response to nationwide unrest over the death of George Floyd, an African-American George Floyd who died in police custody in Minneapolis on 25 May.

Powell said Sunday in an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper on the State of Union said that Trump has “drifted away” from the Constitution. He has now added to a growing list of former top military officials who have strongly criticized the President’s response to the nationwide protests.

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On the criticisms of Trump’s response by the former military officers and diplomats, Powell said he’s “proud” of what they said about Trump’s response last week to the widespread protests.

While nothing that he is yet to release a public statement denouncing Trump’s response because he felt he had demonstrated his displeasure with Trump in 2016 when he voted against him and he is going to do same in November election by voting Democrat candidate, Joe Biden.

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Reacting to the interview, Trump took to his Twitter page and described the interview as pathetic.

“Colin Powell was a pathetic interview today on Fake News CNN. In his time, he was weak & gave away everything to everybody – so bad for the USA. Also got the “weapons of mass destruction” totally wrong, and you know what that mistake cost us? Sad! Only negative questions asked.

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