Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) slammed President Joe Biden after “credible and horrifying” reports surfaced, claiming that the administration’s botched Afghanistan withdrawal, forcing a deadly evacuation, was linked to transferring “child brides into the United States.”
“These reports are credible and horrifying. President Biden had no plan for a secure, orderly, and responsible withdrawal from Afghanistan,” said Cruz, who is a member of the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee, about the reports.
Cruz said that Biden-Harris officials instead “imposed arbitrary deadlines for political purposes.” In doing so, the administration “rushed the evacuation to expedite moving tens of thousands of Afghans into the United States without thoroughly vetting them for security, health, and humanitarian concerns.”
When the evacuations started, the senator said he called for the “refugees to remain in safe third countries while they were vetted,” but Biden “rushed to bring them to the United States.” Cruz added:
It was already clear