Biden administration faces bipartisan backlash over Afghanistan withdrawal
A Democratic Senator Doesn’t Believe He Has No Biden Administration predicted a sharp decline Afghanistan.
During a second hearing on President Biden’s lethal troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., joined his Republican allies in casting doubt on the administration’s claim that no one would see the war-torn nation’s quick collapse. could.
Kaine said he agreed with his criticism of the administration’s claim by two of his Republican allies, Sans Marco Rubio of Florida and Mitt Romney of Utah, saying he “is not true.”
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“The notion that General Milley said ‘I or anyone else did not signal the collapse of this army and this government in 11 days,'” Kaine told Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who himself made the same claim, “I just don’t think it’s true.”
Kaine said he understood that it was “not a consensus vote” nor “most likely” in terms of outcomes, “but the probability of collapse was not zero percent.”
“And it wasn’t 1%, and maybe it wasn’t 10%,” Kaine said. “It was probably based on what we’ve been hearing on this committee and other people as well… it was a possibility that had to be grappled with.”
Kaine commented that “if the administration really said no one could see this coming, it probably suggests that making a contingency plan for something that was a real possibility might not be all that much.” was supposed.”
Kaine’s remarks came during a second hearing on the widely criticized Biden and lethal troop withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Houston Keene is a reporter for Granthshala News Digital. You can find him on Twitter at @HoustonKeene.