Texas Rep. Ronny Jackson (R) published a video to Twitter on Monday excoriating the Biden administration and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA).
Jackson said he has constituents “trapped in Afghanistan” who are receiving no help from the Biden State Department, despite numerous dangerous stops at the Kabul airport. He also slammed Pelosi for her inaction in seeking answers to the disastrous withdrawal.
“I’m here at the Capitol because there’s a crisis going on,” Jackson captioned the video. “WHERE is Nancy Pelosi? Americans are still TRAPPED in Afghanistan, including #TX13 constituents. The State Department isn’t helping them get out and the Taliban has threatened them. SERIOUS work needs to get done! Now!”
Standing outside the U.S. Capitol, Jackson started the video by noting that “every member of Congress” needs to be at the Capitol during this “time of crisis.”
“I ask Nancy Pelosi, please reconvene Congress, get us back here. We need information about what’s going on in Afghanistan. … Congress needs to be involved in