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Gartner: Colin Powell says he used insecure email during State Department tenure; Oh and we should vote out Congress

Tim Greene | June 15, 2016
“I stand ready to do the perp walk at any time. It’s not going to happen,” Powell said.

He slammed Congress. “The first thing we should do is vote out Congress. I’ve never seen anything like this in 40 years,” he says. He compared Congress to the founding fathers. “They wrote a constitution in three months. We can’t pass a budget for six years.”

He says states should stop gerrymandering congressional districts so there is a real chance that entrenched members can be voted out. “Hold them accountable. Only we the people can do that,” he says.

Immigrants are a strength of America that ought to be better appreciated for their energy and innovation. His parents were immigrants.

He also praised public education, noting that he went through public schools and college in New York. “It cost me nothing,” he says.

 

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