Derrick Van Orden, a former Navy SEAL and the Republican running for an open seat in Wisconsin, told Breitbart News Saturday the deadly withdrawal from Afghanistan was botched due to the Biden administration’s “incredibly inept government.”
Van Orden, who served two tours in Afghanistan, spoke to host Matthew Boyle, Breitbart News’s Washington political editor, about the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.
He brought up the botched withdrawal from Afghanistan, saying it opened up some old wounds that he experienced over the years in the military.
“Watching the events that unfolded over the last month or so really made raw, what took place over 20 years ago, on September 11. You think about people jumping off the buildings because they’re afraid of being burned to death and the mass destruction in New York City, and Pennsylvania, the Pentagon,” he said. “It really — for a lot of people, a lot of