Gen. Colin Powell: This Was A 'National Disgrace,' But We'll Get Through It | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Birt 7 jan 2021
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell says Wednesday was a 'national disgrace, but we'll come through it.' Secy. Powell questions the lack of organized security at the U.S. Capitol and he says that Congress must be ready to step in should Trump attempt something similar before he leaves office. Aired on 01/07/2021.
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  • You all Americans ar number one so what ar you doing you people ar just think'g just to seat in a big chair and make $ for your self anyway God bless Americans


  • Hahaha... Speaky speaky with forked tongue. Antifa paid activists You rats are dead in the water.. The hoodwink failed. Bye bye Boaz.

  • these trump fans all must understand they will never hold a job ever again once they commit these acts

  • research the constitution article 5 and support the convention of the states

  • From Spain with love. Take care guys, if you are not bringing a bit a sense to your country civil war will come upon you. Difficult task ahead of you when everybody is carrying a gun freely. That's worst than anarchy , anyone within canbe a terrorist. God safe us all,

  • We must see D. Trump imprisoned!' Treason!! No more Excuses! Whoever, owing allegiance to the United States, levies war against them or adheres to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort within the United States or elsewhere, is guilty of treason and shall suffer death, or shall be imprisoned not less than five years and fined under this title but not less than $10,000....... NO MORE EXCUSES!

  • Bush and Colon Powell are a national disgrace

  • It's going to take 4 years just to throw out the trash trump created in the WH and capitol !

  • Trump got off on seeing drives of people fighting for him. They don't even have a cause. He is a cult leader who has stoked fears into people!

  • Colin Powell would do best just to remain quiet. This is the same man who went to the UN and lied, lied & continued to lie about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. He maintained the LIE until he was exposed. Then with the US Invasion of Iraq he became a War Criminal.

  • Trump should be arrested for treason! ~ And never forget!! This guy lied about WMD's in Iraq to get us into war where over 800,000 people died. Including over 4,000 American soldiers. Let that sink in.

  • This is what you get when you do nothing while a narcissistic phycho is given a free hand to run a country. Everyone is standing up a saying its a disgrace now! ... oh how brave you have all become now your jobs are safe.. but worse than that is this is a symptom of problems far larger than Trump and it has been building up for years and years My Grandfather used to say " there are none so blind as those who will not see and none so deaf as those that will not listen" there are significant numbers of Americans who will not listen to reason or see an issue from another point of view. Its going to take a lot longer than four years to recover from the damage YOU ALL have let him do to your country but he could not have done what he has done with out your support! You all allowed things to get this bad... you got off lightly this time! All of you need to stop and think about what you want the future of the USA to be and all pull together towards that... right now your country is broken. Stop crying and fix it!

  • I think one of the worse diseases you can have is being a republican, unfortunately it's not terminal enough.

  • Hypocrite!

  • This ungrateful black Colin Powell shud be thrown into a dustbin. The Majority White Christians allowed A black man to a high position.

  • Trump wants to go out with a bang , Remove all access to the Codes for lunching world war 3 before it's too late

  • there was no plan!

  • The guy speaking was a national disgrace when he lied about WMD in Iraq. Why ask him for his views here?

  • Right, right, bring on Colin Powell, the guy who sold the big lie of the Iraq War, WMD, torture and waterboarding. He would seem to know national disgraces very well.

  • I liked Gen Powell during the war but he didn't say anything about the summer long riots. His words are hollow now as he gets paid by MSNBC to agree with the narrative.

  • Wow, he looks great for 83 years old.

  • Remember, white nationalism supersedes democracy, meritocracy and even obedience to law.

  • Hey colin were still looking for the weapons of mass destruction ! colin powell is a TRAITOR and needs a military tribunal and then gitmo with his constitution traitor buddy bush/rumsfeld

  • Colon Rectal knows this was likely an inside job False Flag operation to PREVENT Congress from proving to the world the election was stolen by Big Tech , China Joe , Democrat Communists , Deep State Rinos , WEF , EU, China, Russia, Soros. To Wit: Trump designated ANTIFA terrorists FBI said they watched allowed bus loads of Antifa to get in front of Rally half way to Capitol and attack already began. Antifa with bull horns at Capitol were inciting as FBI watched.. Why didn't FBI intervenee?

  • Finally someone who wasn't a member of the ruling political clan! Americans were awake for a moment and so Donald Trump won the 2016 election! He changed such a lot of things within 4 years and was not finished yet. The "normal" ruling class was sidelined and has used corruption and fraud to win these elections again. All the good things that had been changed by Donald Trump are nullified and the Americans sleep on!

  • Rodney king thing WHAT...No no the RODNEY KING BEATING RIP R.KING

  • Colin Powell misled the world and got the US stuck in a quagmire in Iraq. The rise of Trump is in no small part due to the money, lives and reputation squandered in the US forever wars. Totally agree that Trump's a national disgrace, but so is Colin Powell.

  • Inside Job. Mad man in the White House. Compromised police force, compromised security, threat to security of Congress, threat to national security. This only happened because he's "White".

  • Gen. Powell, it was a national disgrace when you went to UN to make a false claim against Iraq having WMDs that led to a bloodshed which continues to this day affecting destroying millions of lives. I don't shed any tears in 5 people dying because of the complicit security of Capitol hill. That same security failure happened on 9/11 when NORAD failed to intercept the highjacked planes. It also happened at Oklahoma bombing at Pearl Habour. Somehow the security fails to defend every time on US soil but is ready to destroy smaller nations overseas to "defend Americans". Your defense budget is not to defend US citizens but to destroy lives overseas.

  • Colin Powell? Ist that guy in jail for participating in the "Weapons of Mass Destruction" scam in Iraq?

  • At 3:13 this was trumps starting of a presidential movement and when bitcoin started. What a coincidence nobody knows who owns bitcoin.

  • The proud boys are all the people that couldnt be jn 2 places at 1 time. They were in out of uniform mode mr colin powell.

  • Biden farm in Ukraine raided. Black tar heroin alot, weapons and tunnels under ground found. Fake news dont listen.LOL

  • Obama opened cuba to use its ports to bring in heroin.

  • These people should be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. No leniency for all these government criminals.

  • So where were during or before?


  • Four Star Liar! Protesters were allowed in...

  • It's got me thinking back to reading about the last days of Watergate when insider's were concerned about Nixon's mindset when he was allegedly rambling while walking up and down the corridors of the white house. There was allegedly top military people prepared to step in if he made outlandish directives that put mankind in jeopardy.

  • Colin Powell, The globalist power over all the world will only last seven years. You are a traitor just like bushes, and other rhinos.

  • Colin Powell a globalist RHINO who is a traitor too, just like the rest of you globalist liars and fraudulent news

  • The national disgrace is that there weren't 200 MAGA invaders piled up at the entrances to the Capitol Building. Why wasn't deadly force used. A disgrace.

  • What can you expect from infidels who are disbelievers and completely uncertain in faith!!

  • Secretary Colin Powell is a national hero, an expert of unparalleled excellence, an a true patriot.

  • Remember when he lied to America about anthrax to get us into Iraq.

  • General!You are a True Man of Honor. But do everything in Your power to take all these Terrorists to Justice. We will never allow Our Union to be destroyed.😠

  • National disgrace was when on false basis declared war on Iraq


  • Remember when this vulture sold the world the Iraq War with lies about WMDs resulting in the deaths of 1000's of innocent lives? We haven't forgotten the lies vulture!

  • The war you protracted based upon mythological weapons of mass destruction was a disgrace.


  • who cares what this he says what did he say when blm and antifa were burning and looting

  • Just like you are a national disgrace Colin. you have a short memory with you lies

  • As a Desert Storm veteran, I have to say that I am embarrassed to see what we have become as a country of hope. We need to take our country over again and make it great and livable for our kids and grandkids to enjoy, and not display this kind of behavior.

  • well it is not only Donald Trump. it is the Republican party and its leadership mainly Mr. Mitch Mc Cullen himself to be blame. We all agreed that Donald encouraged the riots he dud so to ask the riots to go to the Capitol in clear public view. why all those dump pigs still get reelected. let's prosecute then all.

  • Ret. General Collin Powell please run for president.

  • Who cares what Colin Powell says? He had his chance to stand up for the Republic and he served the president would stolen the election and then lied in front of the UN. Why are we seeing so many Republicans talking? We shouldn't be listening to them we should be listening to reasonable good people. Powell knows he is a failure and has Dishonored himself. He knows that you can see it

  • The one thing I felt was when twitter banned trump. That was the first action taken against him that told us he is not so big he can't' be dealth with. My respect for twitter.

  • Colin Powell is a disgrace. His lies to the UN lead directly to the illegal Iraq war that killed 100s of thousand of innocent Iraqis. He should be rotting in a jail for the rest of his live, but instead he is a liberal hero. And he has the neck to critisize the criminal behaviour of a clown like Trump.

  • Who dug him up I’ve watched Dems riot loot burn and not except 2016 election and impeach over Russian hoax for four years. U were never a Republican. Just bite me

  • The general gentle current microcephaly live because george bailly bury including a powerful gymnast. redundant, mere hamster

  • "They were "carrying weapons". Yes, you CAN in the USA : and NOW you are SURPRISED ???? 🙄 REALLY ?????😈

  • Twitter Rumor: "Nancy Pigliosi and her Antifa Army took over the DC rally to cause havoc and blame/impeach Trump" Could this be true? What's your opinion?

  • Lol, does he really know what a national disgrace entail! What about lying at the UN that eventually lead to an illegal war that perhaps cost millions of innocence lives including women and children and hardships for millions even to this day! How embarrassing with having so many international pariahs in such a short history! Anyways have a nice day, be well and stay safe and healthy folks.

  • What happened with all that militarized equipment that they "NEEDED"?

  • So, "slam dunk evidence" wasn't a disgrace?

  • 1 thing 1 do no is that, they new what they was doing cause if it got out of hand that man wouldn't sit down that Congress woman chair with his feet up.

  • Sorry Powell; we won't get through it if there is no accountability for those responsible, even at the very top. And it sure looks like the complicit Republicans are once again betraying the Constitution and their Oaths of Office, in order to put party over country. They aren't going to Impeach Trump or prevent him from holding office in the future, at least with ten days left it doesn't look like they are going to. And thus far Pence hasn't invoked the 25th Amendment. He and Trump might work out a deal to pardon each other though, if they can trust each other to follow through, or if they have enough dirt on each other to make them cooperate, which is very likely.

  • Great job boys should have burned it down to the ground when you guys where finished

  • The "LAW & ORDER PRESIDENT" 🤔 How Does Anyone believe his HYPERBOLE? Coming from a guy who believes he should be on MT. RUSHMORE with Abe Lincoln 🤪 Lincoln perhaps, paid $750 in TAXES? One round of 🏌🏼‍♂️⛳ costs Taxpayers more than $750!

  • @GeneralPowell HOW MUCH were YOU PAID to be a SELLOUT??????

    • You are the enablers! You DO NOT SPEAK for the majority!! THERE ARE MORE SUPPORTERS than you could possibly imagine who support Trump #stopthesteal

  • Is that 4-Star General Colin Powell who lied about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq that got hundreds of thousands of people murdered and plunged millions more into desperation and misery? Please tell us more about what constitutes a 'national disgrace'...

  • An old fool Colin Powel ,what about the desert storm?

  • Pedophilia & Epstein are real. Pizzagate isn't. Here's a Pop-Punk song about the QaNonsense morons who don't know the difference.

  • You can’t do anything to Americans

  • Don’t give up America will be great again

  • Trump supporters are the best

  • Trump is the best president in the world

  • Cmon Powell, Tell us about those weapons of mass destruction in Iraq..... That was a disgrace, a stain on your legacy. Btw, Hillary's campaign started BIRTHERISM.

  • ----------------------------- WARNING ------------------------------ CIVIL WAR IS COMING .

  • ------------------------------ WARNING ------------------------------ Donald Trump IS CRAZY .

  • Stand down general. You are way out of line. You’re acting guilty of something. The truth will set us free. Are we panicking?

  • A CAT CALLING THE POT BLACK. Is he not the same man who lied in the UN and led illegal war into Middle East which resulted in the death of hundreds of thousands. It reminds him of a riot in 1992 but not of the war? Did he say that they lied and lied and lied before the war? This disgrace at Capitol is a result of constant lies by Trump and the War too had similar roots. Such men have no integrity of character or morality. They have no credibility. Pls stop inviting and honouring such people who themselves are disgraceful.

  • They can't figure out that we find him a disgusting dishonest man and we voted him out. Because we could see this coming. Beating Capitol police, fellow countrymen, with an American flagpole over political much more unAmerican could a people be? They just used thin blue line for votes, bullies fakes and liars all they care about is themselves.

  • This is the regime change script the USA has performed in so many other countries. Decades of brainwashing for regime changes was exploited by Trump.

  • thank you for not calling him president!

  • says the guy who sold us the Iraq War

  • Like the weapons of mass destruction you didn't find

  • Colin Powell......a class man who I respect. It would be different if he was in charge.

  • That 4 star intro gotta hurt everytime ouch 🤕

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  • Come. Clean. Powell. On. All. Those. DEAD. Vietnamese. SOULS you. Gleefully. Slaughtered

  • The sheep effect is palatable. I respect Mr. Powell still. The thing about bandwagons is that some time the seats will fill, then what? I often wondered what roman citizens felt as the country they loved was slowly dragged into complete destruction. Now I know.

  • now here is a man of great integrity. i'm sure if he could speak freely he would admit that there is a lack of ethical behavior coming from both parties

  • I hope we do get through it, but I'm in doubt.

  • I love how he says "Mr. Trump'" and "President Biden". I can only imagine trump's rage over that.

  • The RFF who I understand were complicit and present at the attack on the capital, should be prosecuted appropriately for their conduct as well. Names published.

  • At least kids in school in the future are gonna be super into learning about this lol

  • Gen. Powell would be a great director of Homeland Security under Biden