Clinton, Biden, Obama write tributes after Family announces Colin Powell has died

The family of Colin Powell has announced he has died from complications of Covid 19 complications.

His family also specified he was fully vaccinated.

Former President Obama wrote “General Colin Powell understood what was best in this country, and tried to bring his own life, career, and public statements in line with that ideal. Michelle and I will always look to him as an example of what America—and Americans—can and should be.

President Biden wrote “Jill and I are deeply saddened by the passing of our dear friend and a patriot of unmatched honor and dignity, General Colin Powell. Time and again, he put country before self, before party, before all else—in uniform and out. He will be remembered as one of our great Americans.”

Former President Bill Clinton wrote “Colin Powell was a courageous soldier, a skilled commander, a dedicated diplomat, and a good and decent man. My condolences to Alma, the entire Powell family, and all the people whose lives he touched through his service and example.”