Secretary of State Antony Blinken will testify before the House Foreign Affairs Committee at 2 p.m. ET on Monday.
It will be the first opportunity for elected representatives to hold the Biden administration accountable for the disastrous pullout from Afghanistan, which left Americans stranded, abandoned Afghan allies, weakened NATO, gave $85 billion in U.S. weapons to the Taliban, and undermined U.S. credibility on the world stage. Here are two questions for Republicans to ask:
1. Why haven’t you resigned yet? It’s incredible that no one in the Biden administration has resigned, or been fired, for the awful failure of the Afghanistan withdrawal. Blinken is one of the main architects of that failure. Though the decision to withdraw was up to President Biden, it was Blinken who reassured the world that Afghanistan would not be another Saigon, who lost track of the Americans in the country, and who was