Former President Donald Trump slammed Democrat President Joe Biden in a statement on Saturday over his highly controversial pullout from Afghanistan, which left 13 U. S. soldiers dead and numerous Americans left behind.
“For the great people of our Country, this is very a sad day,” Trump’s statement began. “September 11th represents great sorrow for our Country. Many things were displayed that day, including most importantly the bravery of our police, fire, and first responders of every kind. The job they did was truly unbelievable. We love them, and we thank them.”
The 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks takes on even more meaning this year because of Biden’s chaotic and disastrous pullout from Afghanistan. The Biden administration originally set September 11 as the deadline for when U. S. forces would be out of the country before changing the deadline to August 31. Biden’s pullout from the country was marked by disturbing images and events, including people trying to jump on moving airplanes, falling out of airplanes, 13 U.S. soldiers being murdered in a terrorist attack, hundreds of Americans being left behind after the U.S. Military pulled out, and a seemingly innocent family being killed in a drone strike.
“It is also a sad time for the way our war on those that did such harm to our Country ended last week,” Trump’s statement continued. “The loss of 13 great warriors and the many more who were wounded should never have happened. Overall, 250 people were killed in Afghanistan last week and so many more were seriously injured.”
Trump highlighted the billions of dollars worth of military equipment that the Taliban seized as a result of the Afghan military collapsing, which happened because, according to The Wall Street Journal, the U. S. pulled its air support.
“The leader of our Country was made to look like a fool and that can never be allowed to happen,” Trump continued. “It was caused by bad plan… (Read more)