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Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld Dead At 88

Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld Dead At 88

Former defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld, the main planner for the Iraq war until former President George W. Bush replaced him, has died at the age of 88, according to Reuters, citing a statement from the family. 

“It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the passing of Donald Rumsfeld, an American statesman and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. At 88, he was surrounded by family in his beloved Taos, New Mexico,” the statement read.

“History may remember him for his extraordinary accomplishments over six decades of public service, but for those who knew him best and whose lives were forever changed as a result, we will remember his unwavering love for his wife Joyce, his family and friends, and the integrity he brought to a life dedicated to the country,” the statement continued. 

*This story is developing… 

Tyler Durden
Wed, 06/30/2021 – 15:31

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