In August, Hillary Clinton attempted to blame Colin Powell for serving as the inspiration for her handling of email, but the former secretary of state didn’t appreciate being used as a scapegoat.
According to emails released by WikiLeaks, Cheryl Mills heard from Powell about any attempts to blame him for Hillary’s email — a warning that Mills forwarded to John Podesta:
— Mary K (@marykinva) November 4, 2016
The office of Colin Powell had previously confirmed that leaked emails from “CP” were written by the former secretary of state.
— Jason Howerton (@jason_howerton) November 4, 2016
— PiscesGal (@Lil_Benny13) November 4, 2016
However, it looks like Powell’s irritation with Team Hillary’s attempts to toss him under the email bus weren’t enough to keep him from endorsing:
— ABC15 Arizona (@abc15) October 25, 2016
That endorsement happened in spite of what Powell alleged are Hillary’s husband’s at-home proclivities.