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Washington, D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Committee Lead Republican Michael McCaul discussed his interim report on the Biden administration’s withdrawal from Afghanistan and the resulting chaotic evacuation and long-term fallout on CBS‘ “Face the Nation” with Margaret Brennan. 


“There are many sins, if you will. There was a complete lack of, and a failure to plan. There was no plan, and there was no plan executed….We had to rely on the Taliban to secure the perimeter of HKIA. That led to the chaos. And it also led to the suicide bomber that killed 13 servicemembers, men and women, and injured hundreds of people. And it could have been avoided.”