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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s “White House Talking Points on Afghanistan” have been exposed to the public. It’s unknown whether or not they were intended to reach the public.
The points defend what is largely seen as a public failure for Biden with the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.
Scott Wong of “The Hill” shared the talking points which include.
“The administration knew that there was a distinct possibility that Kabul would fall to the Taliban. It was not an inevitability. It was a possibility.”
“POTUS said in July that the Afghan military had the capability to fight the Taliban. But they had to demonstrate the will. Sadly, that will did not materialize.”
Here are the full talking points.
WHITE HOUSE TALKING POINTS ON AFGHANISTAN THAT @SPEAKERPELOSI IS CIRCULATING TO HOUSE DEMOCRATS:
“THE ADMINISTRATION KNEW THAT THERE WAS A DISTINCT POSSIBILITY THAT KABUL WOULD FALL TO THE TALIBAN. IT WAS NOT AN INEVITABILITY. IT WAS A POSSIBILITY” PIC.TWITTER.COM/J0NSSPJVIF
— SCOTT WONG (@SCOTTWONGDC) AUGUST 16, 2021
Pelosi was mocked by conservatives after claiming President Biden “is to be commended for the clarity of purpose of his statement on Afghanistan and his action.”
She then added “The Taliban must know the world is watching its actions. We are concerned about reports regarding the Taliban’s brutal treatment of all Afghans, especially women and girls.”
THE PRESIDENT IS TO BE COMMENDED FOR THE CLARITY OF PURPOSE OF HIS STATEMENT ON AFGHANISTAN AND HIS ACTION. THE TALIBAN MUST KNOW THE WORLD IS WATCHING ITS ACTIONS. WE ARE CONCERNED ABOUT REPORTS REGARDING THE TALIBAN’S BRUTAL TREATMENT OF ALL AFGHANS, ESPECIALLY WOMEN AND GIRLS.
— NANCY PELOSI (@SPEAKERPELOSI) AUGUST 15, 2021
Donald Trump Jr. responded “Isn’t the president on vacation while we are evacuating? Please spare us the bullshit!”
ISN’T THE PRESIDENT ON VACATION WHILE WE ARE EVACUATING?
PLEASE SPARE US THE BULLSHIT! HTTPS://T.CO/KXRUV9ARGH
— DONALD TRUMP JR. (@DONALDJTRUMPJR) AUGUST 15, 2021
White House to send more than $300 million in aid to Afghanistan despite Taliban control
The White House announced plans Tuesday to send more than $308 million in humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan as millions face starvation under the new Taliban government following President Joe Biden’s withdrawal.
The assistance would be given by the United States Agency for International Development through “independent humanitarian organizations” to the Afghan people, National Security Council spokesperson Emily Horne said.
The administration has been criticized for sending aid to Afghanistan previously. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) warned that it would be “foolish” and asserted that the Taliban “would take the money.”
“This brings total U.S. humanitarian aid in Afghanistan and for Afghan refugees in the region to nearly $782 million since October 2021, and we remain the single largest donor of humanitarian aid in Afghanistan,” Horne said, adding that the U.S. has also given 4.3 million COVID-19 doses to the Afghan people.
Assistance will “help provide lifesaving protection and shelter, essential health care, winterization assistance, emergency food aid, water, sanitation, and hygiene services in response to the growing humanitarian needs exacerbated by COVID-19 and healthcare shortages, drought, malnutrition, and the winter season,” Horne said.
China sent assistance to Afghanistan last month to help the nation prepare for winter and build ties between the Chinese Communist Party and the new jihadist government.
“The United States is committed to supporting the Afghan people and we continue to consider all options available to us,” Horne concluded. “We stand with the people of Afghanistan.”
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The soldier was identified as Spc. Maxwell Hockin, who was assigned to 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division. He entered the Army in March 2017 as a combat engineer, Fort Hood officials said Wednesday.
Hockin’s awards and decorations include the Army Good Conduct Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, National Defense Service Medal and the Army Service Ribbon, officials said.
Hockin had been at the Texas base since July 2017, where he was assigned to the 91st Engineer Battalion.
“The entire Saber family is devastated by the loss of our true teammate and friend Specialist Maxwell Hockin,” Lt. Col. Patrick Sullivan, commander, 91st Engineer Battalion, said in a statement Wednesday. “He had an outstanding work ethic, was a mentor to his peers, and was always willing to help out the team. He will truly be missed. Our thoughts and our prayers are with Maxwell’s family during this difficult time.”
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