House Republicans Demand Answers From Defense Secretary on US Military Equipment Seized by TalibanEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Two top Republicans on the House Oversight Committee are requesting the U.S. Department of Defense explain its plans to prevent billions of dollars worth of U.S weapons from being used by the Afghan Taliban. “As a direct result of the Biden Administration’s poorly planned and executed U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, the Taliban is now armed with a significant arsenal of U.S.-made weaponry. Worse, it would appear the Biden Administration has no clue what or how many weapon platforms are now owned and operated by the Taliban,” the GOP lawmakers wrote in a letter to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin. The letter to Austin was sent by Rep. James Comer (R-Ky.), the top Republican on the committee, and Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.), the ranking member on the National Security subcommittee, as news reports document the large numbers of weapons and U.S. military equipment that were seized by the terrorist group when the United States and allies withdrew earlier …Read More

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