McCarthy slams Biden administration for ‘knowingly leaving Americans behind’ in Afghanistan

The Independent published this video item, entitled “McCarthy slams Biden administration for ‘knowingly leaving Americans behind’ in Afghanistan” – below is their description.

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy slammed President Joe Biden’s administration for “leaving Americans behind” in Afghanistan as America ends its 20-year military presence.

The Pentagon has admitted as many as 250 Americans who wanted to leave Kabul are stranded there after the US flew its final evacuation out of the country.

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