Sen. Blackburn to Newsmax: Biden Rejected Trump’s Plans for Afghanistan

The Biden administration “believes if you say something often enough and long enough, people will start to believe it,” Sen. Marsha Blackburn said on Newsmax Tuesday in response to Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s House testimony blaming the Trump administration for the issues in the withdrawal from Afghanistan. 

The Tennessee Republican told Newsmax’s “American Agenda” that former President Donald Trump, then-Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, NATO  allies, and the Afghan partners and security forces had come to an agreement to pull down troops, through a “conditions-based withdrawal.”

“Joe Biden comes along,” she said. “He doesn’t like that. So, like everything else to do that President Trump had put in place whether it is tax reform, cutting taxes, and regulation, or approving the Keystone pipeline, Joe Biden decides I’m going to do this my way. “

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