Chuck Hagel: Trump ‘an embarrassment’

( CNN) Former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced President Donald Trump “an embarrassment” and said he “is doing great damage to our country internationally” in a newspaper interrogation Saturday.

Hagel, a former Nebraska Republican senator and embellished Vietnam veteran, said in an interview with the Lincoln Journal Star that the United States and the world have entered “a defining year, a year of volatility and misgiving and great danger.”

Trump is “intentionally parting the country and the world” by pulling out of alliances and busines slews such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, he said.