Colin Powell Takes Aim at Cheney 'Cheap Shots'
Former Bush officials in war of words
- Duration 3:19
- Date Aug 29, 2011
Former Bush officials in war of words
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Colin Powell is not too pleased the senate -- Dick Cheney -- his new book and found face the nation yesterday the former secretary of state addressed this -- this.
Cheney has had a long and distinguished career and I hope in his book that's what He will focus on.
Not these -- cheap shots and he's shaking at me and other members of the administration and there's nothing wrong with saying disagree with does not.
It's not necessary to take these kind of barbs.
And then try to pump a book out by saying heads will be exploded I think -- overshot the runway.
With that kind of comment and that's how it plans to sell as well.
General I think Dick overshot the runway about fifty years ago but look it did take a shot first of all -- Colin Powell one of America's great heroes.
Who Dick Cheney gave a lousy intelligence to the -- The heat He called -- -- the UN.
They said that they did that all weapons of mass destruction called -- was lied to by -- -- people and now listen this here's Dick Cheney taking a shot of Colin Powell.
Colin Powell was in Vietnam he's a great He served his country and -- -- Dick Cheney He was getting.
Out of the draft because He had graduate school degree exemptions give me a break it.
While that's stature that's -- had that -- tape right there would let me let me defend the Big Dig at his former boss of the second.
9/11 01 happens not since then until the end of his term was -- one a 1090 minute attempt at a terrorist attack.
On American soil they kept the place safe whether you like him or not or what -- Weapons of mass destruction information they had what they acted on or not.
That place was safe for nine years and then things started -- -- years before that there was only one.
All right wait every one track -- what I in the building in 93 when I -- a lot of the wants of the it was American made by the bay where else because it what other -- is that -- society fifty.
All right I -- it -- I did get -- that -- sort of about to jump -- for a second please.
I think that it's kind of interesting -- Vice President Cheney makes people's heads explode are okay.
He's saying I'm -- explodes and -- and he's been people's been out -- for about eight years.
And one of the charges that I think is interesting is the the piece about Richard Armitage and the leaking of the Valerie Plame name and I think that.
That piece in the general Powell question of what -- now entity now and how -- He left people twisting in the wind and didn't tell President Bush that He knew.
That is a problem that you might disagree with Vice President -- is characterizations if you're general Powell or Secretary Rice or wherever else.
But I don't think they're cheap shots if he's just responding with his point of view.
If you disagree with the intelligence that Cheney can't cherry picked and poised to get us into war in Iraq that's despicable this man.
Is it what He didn't sit too Colin Powell and the -- He provided him of the UN was disgraceful.
Monday and he's been able to have his say -- when He crossed party lines and went ahead and endorse president Barack Obama as a disavowing everything that He was associated with -- the bush administration and now guess what now he's going to Bob probably dis associate from Obama.
I will -- I well I will agree with Powell I think that conflicts in books sell.
This feud helps the book and -- in my next book I have a chapter -- and I about letting off to Vermont to get married.
But then you break up with me just -- -- -- but yeah do you really think -- was feeling great have to provocative to sell books do you have did you get to tell everybody that Greg our national.