Colin Powell unleashes on Republicans for their unwavering loyalty to President Trump

Colin Powell wearing a suit and tie Powell 'The Republican party has got to get a grip on itself'

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Speaking at a lecture with CNN columnist Fareed Zakaria and former Secretary of State Madeline Albright on October 1, Powell criticized Republicans, calling on the Party to "get a grip on itself".

Colin Powell ripped the Republican Party for not joining Democrats in breaking from President Donald Trump, as the former Secretary of State ripped the administration's foreign policy.

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"Will they lose a primary?"

"But you know what they did this time?"

At a lecture where he was joined by the first ever female USA secretary os state Madeleine Albright (middle), Powell said they would have stood up to the president during their tenure.

"I don't think anyone in America really believes - except people maybe in the press and some Democrats in Congress really believe that the president of the United States thinks China is going to investigate", Jordan said. 'And ought to work hard to make sure we're one country, one team.

As Democrats pursue an impeachment investigation, Republicans have struggled with how best to shield themselves - and the unpredictable president who may decide their political fortunes. And so on that basis, I called myself a Republican'.

Sanford went on to say, "The fact that, you know, somebody's son, daughter, relative, friend, ends up with a plum assignment or a plum-paying position just because of where Dad happens to be is everything that's wrong with Washington, D.C". ".We've got to remember that the Constitution started with 'We the People, ' not 'Me the President'". Powell backed former President Barack Obama in both 2008 and 2012 and Hillary Clinton in 2016.

"Russia, if you're listening, I hope you're able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing", Trump said at a July 2016 news conference, and days after the FBI quietly opened an investigation, Operation Crossfire Hurricane, into connections between his campaign and Russian Federation. All parts of Congress.

Although Powell did not explicitly mention the impeachment probe against the president, he later said that Congress "is one of the institutions that should be doing something" about Trump's actions.

The removal of troops from this region is a move that will make way for a Turkish invasion in the region and likely doom the Kurdish fighters who the USA has been aiding for years.

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