by Elizabeth Elkind at The Daily Mail
Former President Donald Trump is lashing out at President Joe Biden for ‘surrendering to terrorists’ after Biden made the decision to hold firm on an August 31 deadline for a full US withdrawal from Afghanistan.
‘Biden surrendered Afghanistan to terrorists and left thousands of Americans for dead by pulling out the Military before our citizens,’ Trump wrote in a statement shortly after noon on Tuesday.
‘Now we are learning that out of the 26,000 people who have been evacuated, only 4,000 are Americans. You can be sure the Taliban, who are now in complete control, didn’t allow the best and brightest to board these evacuation flights.
‘Instead, we can only imagine how many thousands of terrorists have been airlifted out of Afghanistan and into neighborhoods around the world. What a terrible failure. NO VETTING. How many terrorists will Joe Biden bring to America? We don’t know!’
The 4,000 figure references reporting from Politico journalist Alex Ward.
Ward wrote on Twitter that a total of 4,407 Americans have been evacuated from Kabul since the operation began…Continue Reading