‘No way to hide it’: Biden faces friendly-fire on Afghanistan from key moderate Democrat
District of Columbia | August 15, 2021
A leading moderate House Democrat criticized President Biden on Sunday for botching the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, only hours after the Taliban effectively took control of the country.
Rep. Vicente Gonzalez of Texas argued in a social media post that the burgeoning crisis in Afghanistan presented “another shame” for the Biden administration.
“There’s no way to hide it,” said Mr. Gonzalez, who serves on the House Foreign Affairs Committee. “The situation in Afghanistan is another shame on this admin. Withdrawal was never going to be easy but it didn’t need to come to this.” … (Excerpts from the Washington Times)