Tue Aug 16, 2022 AT 10:21 AM EDT
One year after the Unites States’ chaotic troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, House Republicans are slamming President Joe Biden’s handling of the exit and accusing the White House of attempting to rewrite history.
GOP lawmakers marked the anniversary of Kabul falling to the Taliban with a barrage of criticism on Monday, arguing the Biden administration’s decision to stick to a self-imposed end-of-August deadline for pulling out troops led to the Taliban’s swift takeover of the country, endangered allies, and weakened the U.S. standing on the world stage.
GOP lawmakers on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, led by ranking member Michael McCaul, R-Texas, released a report ahead of the anniversary accusing the administration of purposefully misleading the public and laying out a blueprint for a congressional investigation should Republicans win the House majority in November. Read Full Story