Donald Trump demands the “resignation” of Joe Biden after recent events in Afghanistan, where the debacle perpetrated by the Taliban has precipitated in the last hours due to the total lack of foresight of the different intelligence services. “It is time for Joe Biden to step down because of what he has allowed to happen to Afghanistan, along with the tremendous increase in Covid-19, the border catastrophe, the destruction of energy independence and our paralyzed economy,” he said. the former president in a statement released at the last minute on the peninsula this Sunday.
Trump, assiduous in making statements to express his opinion from his position as former president, has raised the tone in the face of recent events, along the lines of the Republican leader in the US Upper House, Mitch McConnell, who has described the role of your country in Afghanistan.
Trump marked the beginning of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan, which Biden has precipitated with little order and little success both in his departure and for the locals, in view of the speed with which the Taliban have taken control of the country. In fact, not even before the US intervention had the Taliban had as much power in Afghanistan as they do now.
“The Biden Administration’s failed exit from Afghanistan, including the frenzied evacuation of vulnerable Americans and Afghans from Kabul, is a disgraceful failure of the American leadership,” McConnell said.
Also the Republican congressman, member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the United States House of Representatives, Michael McCaul, who has pointed out that Biden will have “his hands stained with blood” for the “absolutely disastrous” management of the crisis in Afghanistan.
“A stain for the president”
“This is going to be a stain for this president and I think his hands will be stained with blood because of what they have done,” said the representative for Texas during an interview in the CNN, in which he has predicted that Afghanistan will return “to a state before September 11, a breeding ground for terrorism.”
“I hate to say this, I hope we do not have to go back there, but it will be a threat to the country in a matter of time”, has ventured McCaul, who has also had words for the “absolutely disastrous” management of the Secretary of State, Antony Blinken.
“I think the secretary has been devoid of all reality all this time since the decision was made in May” to leave Afghanistan. “I think it’s an absolute disaster of epic proportions,” said McCaul.
This Sunday, Blinken also defended President Biden’s decision to leave Afghanistan, otherwise “attacks against US forces would have resumed.” “The Taliban had not been attacking our forces or those of NATO during the period from which the agreement was reached until May 1,” explained Blinken, referring to the withdrawal agreement that was reached with the insurgents in the previous Donald Trump Administration.