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Trump Attacks Biden Over Afghanistan Mess He Caused in Rambling Fox News Interview

During an interview with Fox News personality Greg Gutfeld, former President Donald Trump insisted that President Joe Biden’s handling of the evacuation from Afghanistan was a “travesty.” He drew spurious connections between Afghanistan and security along the United States-Mexico border. “I don’t know if he is a nice president,” Trump said. “But I can tell…


Trump on Afghanistan: “We Should Have Hit That Country Years Ago… And Let It Rot”

Former President Donald Trump offered no solutions for what should have gone down in Afghanistan or how he would have handled the withdrawal, but he nonetheless offered his idea of what his administration would have done had they been in charge of it. During an appearance on Fox Business, Trump suggested that his administration would…

Ben Sasse

Ben Sasse Claims Biden Administration Exhibited “Cowardice” over Afghanistan Withdrawal

Senator Ben Sasse (R-Nebr.) has been one of the more prominent among the chorus of Republicans criticizing the Biden administration over the Afghanistan withdrawal and appears to have taken a more hardline position on the withdrawal than he did during the Trump administration. Sasse released a statement calling the withdrawal a “national disgrace.” “This national…

Lauren Boebert

Lauren Boebert Claims U.S. Left Behind $85 Billion of Military Equipment to the Taliban. She is Wrong.

Representative Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) claimed that the United States left behind $85 billion of military equipment to the Taliban amid the chaotic evacuation process. “No one involved should be able to keep their job after that,” Boebert claimed. We left behind $85 billion of military equipment to terrorists who chant “Death to America”. No one…


National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan Stresses Administration’s Commitment to Getting Remaining Americans Out of Afghanistan

National security adviser Jake Sullivan stressed that President Joe Biden and his administration remain committed to getting Americans who’ve remained in Afghanistan out via diplomatic means. “We continue our mission to get them out, it’s just that it has shifted from a military mission to a diplomatic mission. And we have considerable leverage over the…

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Obama Issues “Heartbroken” Commemoration for Those Lost in Kabul Airport Attack

Former President Barack Obama commented on the Kabul airport attack, offering a “heartbroken” commemoration for those who were lost. 13 American service members were killed in the attack, along with 72 Afghans who were trying to evacuate the country. “Like so many of you, Michelle and I were heartbroken to hear about the terrorist attack…

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Harris: Administration “Singularly Focused” on Evacuating Americans, Afghan Allies, At-Risk Afghans

Speaking during a news conference in Singapore alongside the country’s prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong, Vice President Kamala Harris said the Biden administration is “singularly focused” on evacuating Americans, Afghan allies, and at-risk Afghans as the security situation continues to deteriorate in Kabul following the Taliban takeover. “I think there’s going to be plenty of…


Barbara Lee, Only Member of Congress to Vote Against Afghanistan in 2001, Wants U.S. To Learn from Mistakes

Representative Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), who was the only member of Congress to vote against the war in Afghanistan in 2001, says the United States must learn from its mistakes and reconsider the president’s ability to control troops moving forward. “Congress has a responsibility to debate and authorize the use of force. We don’t give it…


WH Deputy National Security Adviser Says U.S. Has Made Clear to Taliban Not to Interfere with Afghans Trying to Evacuate

White House Deputy National Security Adviser Jonathan Finer said the United States has made clear to the Taliban not to interfere with Afghans attempting to get to Kabul airport for potential evacuation as the nation collapses. He noted that President Joe Biden is “deeply engaged” on all policy matters related to Afghanistan. “The President has…


Iran Turns Down Trump’s Offer to Help with Coronavirus After Ayatollah Aide Dies

In the wake of the death of a top aide to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Abbas Mousavi, an Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, turned down the Trump administration’s offer of help fighting the coronavirus. “Since the outbreak of the virus in Iran, we have been observing the U.S.-led anti-Iranian propaganda campaign and know about the measures the…

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Opinion: If it Takes A Crime For Republicans to Impeach Trump, He Delivered

The fact that Donald Trump ordered Soleimani’s killing seven months ago  takes us into criminal territory that also ought to be impeachable. There’s nothing new about Trump breaking the law, or committing crimes when we consider every time he obstructed justice and tried to intimidate witnesses. This, however, is the first time we’re aware of…

Bill Taylor Ukraine quid pro quo

Opinion: Ambassador Bill Taylor Decimated Trump’s Ukraine Defense With Facts, Documentation and Character

After days of anticipation, Ambassador Bill Taylor gave testimony that decimated Donald Trump’s claim that there was no quid pro quo when he shook down the president of Ukraine. Taylor, a career civil servant, served America for fifty years in multiple posts Stateside and abroad. He came back from retirement to serve as ambassador to…


Opinion: Trump Is Why Whistleblowers Need Protection

Donald Trump showed us why whistleblowers need protection. He all but ordered a hit on the whistleblower who exposed his shakedown of the Ukraine and more when it became all too clear that his presidency is cooked. His defenders will continue to insist that Trump ust does things differently.  But here’s the reality: every president’s…

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