Waltz: Biden's Afghanistan Aid Will Help Taliban 'Consolidate' Power, Should Be Used as 'Leverage' and Given to Vet Groups Helping Afghans

Waltz: Biden's Afghanistan Aid Will Help Taliban 'Consolidate' Power, Should Be Used as 'Leverage' and Given to Vet Groups Helping Afghans


On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” Rep. Michael Waltz (R-FL) argued that the Biden administration should give some of the aid money it’s sending to Afghanistan to veterans’ groups that have protected vulnerable Afghans and use the money as “as leverage in talks with the Taliban” but is instead allowing the Taliban to use “our taxpayer dollars to consolidate their rule.”

Waltz said, “Let’s talk about what they should be doing with that money. Why aren’t they giving at least a portion of that money to these veterans’ groups who have so heroically stepped up when their government failed and are still, to this day, keeping thousands of Afghans who are being targeted by the Taliban safe in safe houses with

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