Pompeo said this week that Afghanistan was “stable” under the Trump administration. Pence wrote that Trump’s deal with the Taliban immediately gave Afghanistan “a stability unseen in decades.”— Daniel Dale (@ddale8) August 22, 2021
None of this is remotely accurate: https://t.co/yD0XcNNCuz
Spare me the make believe indignation from Republicans about the Afghanistan evacuation.— Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT) August 22, 2021
1/ Here's the story of the relentless Republican effort (led by President Trump) to undermine and destroy the programs that help bring Afghan refugees to the U.S.
The war in Afghanistan has lasted 20 years and it is a complex situation, but don’t be fooled by those who want to rewrite history.— Rep. Colin Allred (@RepColinAllred) August 21, 2021
Sec. Pompeo laughed in my face when I expressed concern about exactly what is happening today.
Watch for yourself. pic.twitter.com/PmNbwkXNYG
House Republican Liz Cheney says on NBC that Trump’s deal with the Taliban for US to withdraw from Afghanistan was a surrender: “We absolutely emboldened the Taliban — that led us to the catastrophe today.”— Hugo Lowell (@hugolowell) August 22, 2021
what kind of shithole American boos vaccinations and cheers for the Taliban— Jeff Tiedrich (@itsJeffTiedrich) August 22, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Local U.S. Embassy Kabul staff is losing faith in evacuation efforts, per cable obtained by @NBCNews. “It would be better to die under the Taliban’s bullet” than face the crowds again, said one.“Happy to die here, but with dignity and pride,” another said. https://t.co/zFyyQzblgr— Abigail Williams (@Abs_NBC) August 22, 2021
BREAKING NEWS: Trump praises the Taliban, calls them “great negotiators.” Trump negotiated a “deal” with the Taliban that let 5,000 of their top fighters out of prison, and one of them is now the leader of the Taliban. RT IF YOU THINK THAT TRUMP IS A DISGRACE TO AMERICA!— Occupy Democrats (@OccupyDemocrats) August 22, 2021
George Bush and Dick Cheney's former CIA/NSA Director -- and current CNN favorite -- endorsing the idea that people who wear MAGA hats and aren't vaccinated should be forcibly shipped to Afghanistan.— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) August 22, 2021
The US intelligence community has always been led by sociopaths. pic.twitter.com/0kLgb8vHAo