House Republicans struggled to squeeze answers from Secretary of State Anthony Blinken Monday in his testimony at the House Foreign Affairs Committee, as the career diplomat parsed his answers carefully and dodged the toughest questions.
Republicans did touch on several of the questions Breitbart News had previously suggested they ask — as Democrats ran interference for the administration, arguing that chaos was inevitable in any withdrawal, and that Trump left “no plan.”
The latter point is false, as Breitbart News’ Kristina Wong noted in a fact check, citing an earlier interview she did with Trump administration national security official Kash Patel, who described a pullout plan the Biden Administration ignored.
Several Republicans demanded that Blinken resign, but he simply ignored them. The setup of the event, in which he was allowed to testify from his office in the State Department, made it harder to Republicans to press him