Oyogist has learned that US President, Joe Biden faced angry criticism from lawmakers in both parties over the chaos in Kabul.
President Biden’s had earlier issued an unapologetic defense on Monday of his decisions in Afghanistan blaming the country of being unable to defend themselves from Talibans.
The president still faces angry and increasingly public criticism from lawmakers in both parties over the chaos descending on Kabul.
After leaving the White House largely undefended, some Democratic leaders voiced tentative support after the speech.
.“Presidentt Biden understands history when it comes to Afghanistan,” said Senator Richard J. Durbin of Illinois, a member of Democratic leadership.
“He made the difficult decision to not hand over this longest of American wars to a fifth president, and had he walked away from the withdraw agreement originally negotiated by President Trump, Taliban attacks on U.S. forces would have restarted and required yet another surge in U.S. troops.”
But several Other moderate Democrats and Republicans remainet furious at the Biden administration for what they described as a terrible planning for the evacuation of Americans and their allies.