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Colin Powell endorses Hillary Clinton for president

In this photo provided by NBC, former Secretary of State Gen. Colin Powell speaks during a taping of “Meet the Press” in 2008. (Brendan Smialowski / Associated Press)
In this photo provided by NBC, former Secretary of State Gen. Colin Powell speaks during a taping of “Meet the Press” in 2008. (Brendan Smialowski / Associated Press)
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Former Secretary of State Colin Powell says he will vote for Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump.

The Republican and retired four-star Army general made his announcement at a fall meeting of a Long Island business association.

He is the latest in a series of Bush administration officials who have rejected their party’s nominee.

Powell recently engaged in a public fight with Clinton when he denied her claim that he advised the Democratic nominee to set up a private email server as secretary of state.

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