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State Rep. Frank Ryan Reacts to Colin Powell’s Death

101st District State Representative and retired Marine Colonel Frank Ryan is reflecting on the life and legacy of former Joint Chiefs of Staff and U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell, who died this morning from complications of Covid-19 at the age of 84:

While there are some who still blame Powell for America’s 2003 invasion into Iraq under the justification of weapons of mass destruction, Ryan believes Powell will be vindicated in the future, when certain intelligence information is declassified:

Above all else, Ryan said Colin Powell should be remembered as a true American Patriot who loved his country and served it well.