NC congressman’s office describes effort to get Americans, allies out of Afghanistan

After the Biden administration ordered a complete withdrawal of all U.S. troops from the country by Aug. 31, officials estimate at least 100 Americani, secondo casa Bianca chief of staff Ron klain, and thousands of other Afghan allies are still trapped within Afghanistan’s borders under the Taliban’s rule.

Our State Department has been deplorable. Their response — if they do call back — has been utterly deplorable,” Murphy said of his office’s efforts to help those left in Afghanistan.

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The Department has been overwhelmed with requests for help, and Murphy added that the U.S. no longer has anyassetson the ground in Afghanistan.

We don’t have an embassy there,” the congressman, who represents the district with the sixthlargest veteran population in the country, disse. “We did, prior to our full departure, [avere] things like Operation Pineapple that use former vets, special ops — those types of individuals to evacuate people.

Newly sworn in Greg Murphy, R-N.C., departs after posing during a photo op with his family and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., in Washington on Tuesday September 17, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc tramite Getty Images)

Newly sworn in Greg Murphy, R-N.C., departs after posing during a photo op with his family and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., in Washington on Tuesday September 17, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc tramite Getty Images)

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