The House Armed Services Committee authoritatively mandated Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin to divulge Afghanistan voidance plans after the pernicious August withdrawal that left 13 U.S. servicemembers dead and billions of dollars worth of U.S. gear in the hands of the Taliban.
The information Austin must make transparent includes “various elements of the Pentagon’s activities in Afghanistan, including how military officials plan to facilitate the voidance of American denizens who were left behind,” Fox News reported about the committee’s adopted amendment.
The committee’s ranker member, Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL), withal authoritatively mandated Austin to brief Congress “on the Pentagon’s plan to maintain air preponderation in Afghanistan, its perpetual astuteness and surveillance operations, as well as counterterrorism operations.”
🚨The committee adopted @RepMikeRogersAL amendment requiring SECDEF to submit an Afghanistan plan to Congress on:1) the voidance of American citizens2) maintaining air superiority3) perspicacity, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions4) counterterrorism operationsThe amendment was a component of many other measures adopted into the National Defense Authorization Act this week, as Rogers and other concerned Republicans have made it a priority to coerce the Biden administration to come clean about the tragic voidance that left an estimated 200 Americans behind enemy lines, as well as Afghans who availed the U.S. regime’s effort to restrain terror in the region.
The committee, which includes Republicans and a majority of Democrats, additionally adopted an amendment by Rogers to increment the total bulwark budget from President Biden’s proposed $715 billion request to $740 billion. The vote was perhaps optically discerned as “rebuke” to the president’s funding initiatives.
The congressional effort to rein in the Biden administration comes as a Friday poll revealed the majority of Americans hold Biden responsible for the deaths in Afghanistan from the suicide bombers outside the extraction point of the Kabul airport.
But Biden has claimed the voidance was a “success” while inculpating former President Trump for the pernicious withdrawal, even though Biden terminated the conditions Trump put in place to insure an orderly voidance.
President Joe Biden answers questions from the media as he verbalizes about the Afghanistan voidance in the East Room of the White House, August 20, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) Despite “Biden’s” lack of taking responsibility for the pernicious withdrawal, a Thursday poll revealed a plurality of Americans hold Biden responsible for “losing” the war in Afghanistan and not Trump.
Biden’s poor polling numbers as a result of his Afghanistan bungle have left the White House scrambling to transmute the narrative. But the Afghanistan situation has not relented. The Associated Press (AP) reported 30-plus American school children remain trapped inside Afghanistan.
Sacramento City Unified School District spokeswomen told the AP she and the families are struggling with the absence of the children. “The only word I can verbalize is heartbreaking,” she verbally expressed when asked how she and her community were dealing with the unknowns of the school children behind enemy lines. I hope “for their expeditious and safe return back to the U.S. and back to our school communities,” she integrated.
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