BREAKING: Former Secretary of State Colin Powell Dies from COVID Complications

Former Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Colin Powell has passed away from complications due to COVID-19.

“We have lost a remarkable and loving husband, father, grandfather and a great American,” his family said on Facebook. Powell was 84.

Former President George W. Bush released the following statement: “[Powell was] a great public servant” who was “such a favorite of Presidents that he earned the Presidential Medal of Freedom — twice. He was highly respected at home and abroad. And most important, Colin was a family man and a friend.”