Biden Admin Faces Bipartisan Criticism Over Collapse of AfghanistanEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Republican lawmakers were on the offensive on Sunday and questioned why President Joe Biden hasn’t issued any public statements on Afghanistan essentially being captured by the Taliban terrorist group after it took Kabul. “Why is Joe Biden in hiding? He should immediately address the nation and answer for the catastrophic situation in Afghanistan. Conference calls between cabinet secretaries and senators don’t cut it in a crisis,” wrote Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), who served tours in Afghanistan in the U.S. Army, on Twitter. Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) said on CNN’s “State of the Union” that Biden is “gonna have blood on his hands” after the Taliban’s rapid takeover of the country, including Kabul, in only a few weeks. “They totally blew this one. They completely underestimated the strength of the Taliban,” said McCaul, the highest-ranking Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The Epoch Times has contacted the White House for comment. …Read More

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