Each does so with the exact level of grace you would expect from the man.
Here is Pence:
Colin Powell was a true American Patriot who served our Nation with distinction in uniform, as a four-star general, National Security Advisor, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs and as 65th Secretary of State. Karen and I are praying for his wife, Alma, and the entire Powell family.
— Mike Pence (@Mike_Pence) October 18, 2021
And here is Trump:
Given the chance to be gracious about someone’s death, or say nothing at all, Trump takes a decidedly different route pic.twitter.com/HMgFAiiRcK
— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) October 19, 2021
This is one of the few times when Trump and his fiercest critics are looking forward to the same event.