After the Biden administration ordered a complete withdrawal of all U.S. troops from the country by Aug. 31, officials estimate at least 100 미국인, 에 따르면 백악관 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.
The Department has been overwhelmed with requests for help, and Murphy added that the U.S. no longer has any “assets” on the ground in Afghanistan.
“We don’t have an embassy there,” the congressman, who represents the district with the sixth–largest veteran population in the country, 말했다. “We did, prior to our full departure, [have] things like Operation Pineapple that use former vets, special ops — those types of individuals to evacuate people.”