One Year Ago, Joe Biden’s Disastrous Afghanistan Withdrawal Left Americans Behind Enemy Lines & Our Adversaries Emboldened

One year ago, President Biden’s disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan led to the deadliest attack on Americans in Afghanistan since 2011 and left at least 600 Americans and BILLIONS of dollars of U.S. military equipment stranded behind enemy lines. Click HERE to read details of House Foreign Affairs Committee Republicans’ new report.

MAKE NO MISTAKE: President Biden’s catastrophic failure in leadership is to blame for the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan. In a new Republican House majority, we will leave no stone unturned in our effort to provide oversight on this deadly withdrawal and honor the 13 brave service members who lost their lives serving our country.

THE FACTS ABOUT BIDEN’S FAILED WITHDRAWAL: 

  • President Biden’s disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan has led to:
    • On July 8th, 2021, Joe Biden said: “There’s going to be no circumstance where you see people being lifted off the roof of an embassy of the United States from Afghanistan.”
    • At least 600 Americans were abandoned behind enemy lines in Afghanistan for months.
      • The administration admitted initially that they did not know how many Americans remained in Afghanistan.
    • The deadliest attack on Americans in Afghanistan since August 2011 occurred because of Biden’s failed leadership.
    • Unknown BILLIONS of dollars in U.S. military equipment is now in the hands of the Taliban.
  • Terrorists are now emboldened to attack Americans.
  • Earlier this year, leaked documents from the Biden White House revealed that those outside of the administration felt Biden “lacked urgency” as the administration was still scrambling to prepare an evacuation and relocation plan for civilians and Afghan staff the afternoon before Taliban forces took over the capital city of Kabul.

TIMELINE FLASHBACK:

  • Biden is the one who decided to pull out U.S. forces by the upcoming 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
  • Joe Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan was NOT conditions-based.
    • The conditions of President Trump’s agreement were continuously violated by the Taliban and the Biden administration did not hold them accountable.
    • The Biden administration had been warned that the Taliban would stop at nothing until they retook the country. Now, the Taliban is back and the United States is less safe.
  • The decision by the Biden Administration to abandon Bagram Air Base early and leave only a few hundred troops at Hamid Karzai International Airport opened the door to the Taliban’s rapid takeover.
    • Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs John Kirby joined CNN where he ADMITTED the Administration has NO PLANS to help Americans get out of Afghanistan.
    • Former White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki refused to admit that Americans are stranded in Afghanistan, despite an abundance of evidence to the contrary.