The emails in which Colin Powell slams Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump

Last Updated Sep 14, 2016 5:59 PM EDT

  • Former Secretary of State Colin Powell ripped into Hillary Clinton in several personal emails over the years, according to a document dump of hacked emails on the website

    The document batch, which included emails from June of 2014 to August of 2016, gave a revealing look into the former secretary's thoughts on the 2016 election.

    In one 2015 email, Powell commented on Clinton's use of a private email server during her tenure at the State Department and charged that "everything HRC touches she kind of screws up."

    In another message from 2014, Powell said of a still-potential Clinton presidential run: "I would rather not have to vote for her." A spokesperson for Powell confirmed to CBS News that his email had been hacked.

    CBS News waded through the documents and picked out some of the most interesting emails blasting the Democratic presidential nominee. Take a look: