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Colin Powell: Obama Second Term Going ‘Reasonably Well’


With the Vietnam Memorial in the background, former secretary of state Colin Powell sat down with Al Hunt on Bloomberg TV’s Political Capital to discuss the state of the American military (“terrific”), Syria (“caution” necessary), Benghazi (“I don’t care about the talking points”), and President Obama’s second term. About the last, Powell said the commander-in-chief is doing “reasonably well,” given the improving economy. Powell wished the president success on immigration reform and lamented the president’s failure on background checks for gun purchases.


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