Republican Afghanistan Veteran: Biden’s Actions Meet ‘Constitutional Definition Of Treason’

On Sunday, Republican Congressman Brian Mast, who fought in Afghanistan and now serves on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said that President Joe Biden’s actions involving that country amount to “treason” and he should be removed from office.

Mast made his comments during an interview on Fox News.

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Mast: ‘Impeachment Is Absolutely Something That Should Be Considered’

Mast’s reasoning includes how quickly the Taliban retook Afghanistan, Biden being more worried about optics than national security, and also the controversial July phone call in which Biden reportedly encouraged Afghanistan’s president to change the perception of what was happening.

The president reportedly told the Afghan leader he didn’t care if the narrative he came up with was true or not.  

Reuters reported that Biden said, “I need not tell you the perception around the world and in parts of Afghanistan, I believe, is that things are not going well in terms of the fight against the Taliban. And there is a need, whether it is true or not, there is a need to project a different picture.”

Mast believes some and perhaps all of these are impeachable offenses.

“Impeachment is absolutely something that should be considered,” Mast told Fox News. “I would say no less than 10,000 counts of reckless endangerment, all of the American lives over there that’s the minimum, which is actually a real crime.”

Mast continued, “Beyond that, as I’ve said already, I think we absolutely need to look at what is the truth about this phone call with the former Afghan president.”

“We know for a fact that the Taliban is the sworn enemy of the United States of America,” Mast added. “We are still in the midst of the war on terror, and as I said, I would absolutely consider the manipulation of intelligence, giving aid and comfort to the enemy, all three of those things are part of what meets the constitutional definition of treason.”

Mast then focused specifically on Biden and what kind of leader Mast thinks he is.

“You look at President Biden, and I would say these two things about him,” Mast said. “He is hollow. His decisions are empty. They are void of wisdom in their entirety and across the board, we see a naïveté to the aggressors he’s dealing with.”

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Mast: Biden’s Statements Are ‘Schizophrenic’

The Republican congressman continued, “Maybe there is an element of dementia there that we might hear about in years to come. But I would say at a minimum, this man appears to be schizophrenic with the statements that he’s making in front of one camera and the way that they’re directly changing in front of a camera on a different day or the day after that or what his members of his cabinet are saying.”

“There’s definitely got to be schizophrenia there,” Mast finished.

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Mitch McConnell Won’t Fight To Impeach Biden – Says He ‘Is Not Going To Be Removed From Office’

On Wednesday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said that he and his party would not fight to impeach President Joe Biden and said Republicans should focus more on the midterm election.

McConnell argued that it’s better to wait and vote – and that impeachment won’t happen because Democrats are in charge.

“Well, look, the president is not going to be removed from office,” McConnell said at a Kentucky event. “There’s a Democratic House, a narrowly Democratic Senate. That’s not going to happen.”

Democrats hold a razor thin majority in both houses of Congress.

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McConnell: ‘There Isn’t Going To Be An Impeachment’

When McConnell was asked if Biden’s botched Afghanistan withdrawal warranted an impeachment, McConnell sternly answered, “There isn’t going to be an impeachment.”

Republicans in both the House and Senate have called for the president’s resignation over the Afghanistan debacle, or have called for forcible removal via the 25th Amendment for what they view as Biden’s dereliction of duty as Commander-in-Chief.

McConnell urged Republicans to focus on the upcoming midterm elections where high public disapproval of Biden could work to Republicans’ advantage.

McConnell said voters in the upcoming election could hold Biden and his party accountable. 

“The report card you get is every two years,” McConnell said. “I think the way these behaviors get adjusted in this country is at the ballot box.”

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McConnell Won’t Fight

“I do think we’re likely to see a typical kind of midterm reaction to a new administration. … Typically there is some buyer’s remorse,” he said. 

“Most of you are not political junkies, you’ve got better things to do than that,” McConnell continued. “But you’ll be interested in one statistic: only twice in American history – only twice – has the president gained seats in Congress two years into the first term.”

“I think the American people have to decide what kind of government they want,” McConnell added. “I have a feeling the American people didn’t think they voted for this government.”

 

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Psaki Responds To Calls For Biden’s Resignation: ‘Not A Day For Politics’

White House press secretary Jen Psaki responded to calls by two Republican senators for President Biden’s resignation over the catastrophe in Afghanistan by saying it is “not a day for politics.”

Senators Josh Hawley (MO) and Marsha Blackburn (TN) called on Biden to resign following a pair of suicide bombings around Kabul airport that killed at least 13 American soldiers and dozens of Afghans.

“This is the product of Joe Biden’s catastrophic failure of leadership,” Hawley said. “It is now painfully clear he has neither the will nor the capacity to lead. He must resign.”

“Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Antony Blinken, Lloyd Austin and General Milley should all resign or face impeachment and removal from office,” added Blackburn in a tweet.

The Defense Department confirms that 13 U.S. military personnel were killed in the attack – 10 Marines, 2 Army soldiers, and one Navy corpsman – and an additional 72 Afghans lost their lives in the attack.

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Psaki Dismisses Calls For Biden’s Resignation

When questioned by a reporter over calls for Biden’s resignation, Psaki indicated the somberness of the moment should have led Republicans to rally around the President rather than question his ability to lead.

“This is a day where U.S. service members, 12 of them, lost their lives at the hands of terrorists,” Psaki sternly replied during a Thursday briefing. “It is not a day for politics.”

“We would expect that any American, whether they are elected or not, would stand with us in our commitment to going after and fighting and killing those terrorists wherever they live and to honoring the lives of service members, that’s what this day is for.”

The problem is, it never works that way for Psaki’s side. Every day is a day for politics.

The left, of course, has never met a shooting that they didn’t immediately pounce on as a means to argue for strict gun control in America.

They mocked the idea of offering thoughts and prayers for victims.

And they certainly were willing to politicize every possible story as a means to call on former President Trump’s resignation since 2016.

Suddenly they’re demanding respect during a solemn and sad time for America.

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Should He Resign?

Calls for President Biden’s resignation have been amplified since the start of the botched withdrawal from Afghanistan, resulting in Taliban control of the country and the ensuing terror attack Americans witnessed yesterday.

His press conference to reassure the nation didn’t help matters.

Biden at alternate times seemed incoherent, detached, and projected weakness.

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He again failed to take responsibility, and immediately blamed others for the botched handling of his withdrawal.

And Biden refused to admit any mistakes while doubling down on policies that have led to the deaths of Americans.

In addition, President Biden refused to deny reports that officials in his administration provided the Taliban with what one official referred to as a “kill list” of the names of Americans and Afghan allies.

Remember – President Trump was impeached for a phone call. 

 

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Marjorie Taylor Greene And Lindsey Graham Call For Biden To Be Impeached Over Afghanistan

Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene and Senator Lindsey Graham both agree that President Biden deserves to be impeached over the botched Afghanistan withdrawal.

Greene (R-GA) introduced three impeachment resolutions against Biden last week, one focusing on his dereliction of duty in Afghanistan.

The fiery congresswoman issued a blistering statement along with the articles of impeachment.

“In seven short months, Joe Biden has caused America to lose the respect of the entire world,” she said. “The evidence is clear and his actions are so egregious that he must be impeached.”

Greene went on to accuse the President’s “woke generals” of having “tucked their tail and (run)” and said Biden “dishonored the sacrifices made by every American soldier who fought in the 20-year war.”

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Lindsey Graham: Biden Deserves to Be Impeached Over Afghanistan

It isn’t just a far-right supporter of former President Trump calling for impeachment either.

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), in an interview with Newsmax Tuesday, said he believes Biden “deserves” to be impeached.

“I think he should be impeached,” he said.

“I think Joe Biden deserves to be impeached because he’s abandoned thousands of Afghans who fought with us and he’s going to abandon some American citizens because he capitulated to the Taliban to a 31 August deadline,” added Graham.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Offers Other Reasons to Impeach Biden

The impeachment resolutions brought forth by Marjorie Taylor Greene address issues aside from Afghanistan.

She has also drawn up articles of impeachment regarding the border crisis and President Biden’s extension of an eviction moratorium.

On the border crisis, Greene accused Biden of having “violated our immigration laws, deprived our Border Patrol of manpower and resources, and created a national security crisis by allowing unknown foreign nationals into our country who wish to do harm to Americans.”

In May, a federal judge ruled that an eviction suspension at the behest of the CDC was an illegal exercise of the agency’s authority.

A federal appeals court in July found the eviction moratorium unlawful.

The Biden administration is currently appealing that ruling with the Supreme Court. 

President Trump was impeached over a phone call to Ukraine and a so-called ‘insurrection.’

An insurrection that officials familiar with an FBI investigation into the events of January 6th have admitted to having little to no evidence of a coordinated plot to overturn the election.

Each of the three resolutions introduced by Greene is far more egregious and represents a dereliction of duty by President Biden far worse than anything Trump ever did.

 

 

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Majority Of Americans Disapprove Of Biden’s Afghanistan Disaster

According to a new poll, a large majority of Americans disapprove of how President Joe Biden has handled the U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan.

A withdrawal in which as many 15,000 Americans were left behind, and billions of dollars of U.S. military equipment was left to fall into the hands of the Taliban.

The poll was conducted Aug. 14-15 among 1,084 likely voters. 

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69 Percent Disapprove Of Biden’s Actions

The Trafalgar Group and Convention of States Action released a survey that found that 69 percent of polled Americans disapprove of Biden’s handling of the U.S.’s military presence in Afghanistan.

23 percent approved.

As for party breakdowns, 48 percent of Democrats disapprove of Biden’s Afghanistan policies, and almost 40 percent approve.

When it came to Republicans, that gap was predictably wider.

Nearly 89 percent disapprove of Biden’s actions as president in Afghanistan.

Only 7 percent approved.

On the companies conducting the survey, The Hill reported, “The Trafalgar Group was the only nonpartisan polling company to predict former President Trump would win Pennsylvania and Michigan in 2016, but since then has faced some criticism over its methodology.”

The survey was conducted as the Taliban took over the Afghanistan capitol of Kabul.

The Hill noted, “Taliban fighters stepped up their military offensive in recent weeks as the U.S. troop withdrawal neared its end. President Biden previously said the mission in Afghanistan would wrap up by the end of this month.”

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Team Biden Is Defending Afghanistan Policies

“Politicians in Washington are now debating what went wrong with the U.S. withdrawal, and who is to blame for the rapidly deteriorating situation,” the outlet reported.

Republicans have been very critical of Biden for not having a better exit strategy in place and also for not following the same withdrawal outline that former President Donald Trump had in place beforehand.

The Biden administration is defending its actions.

The Hill reported, “Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday argued that the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan would have occurred even if U.S. forces remained deployed in the region.”

That’s arguably true. But the Biden administration has yet to excuse, or even explain, why they left behind thousands of Americans and allowed to so much military materiel to fall into enemy hands.

 

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Biden Says He Doesn’t Know How Afghanistan Withdrawal Could Have Been Handled Better

President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that he doesn’t know how the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan could have been handled better than what his administration has done over the last week.

Biden made the shocking comments during an interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos. 

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Biden: ‘I Don’t Know How That Happens’

As interviewer George Stephanopoulos begins to get into how the U.S. withdrew from Afghanistan, Biden said that he doesn’t think the exit from Afghanistan could have been handled better, and “the idea that somehow, there’s a way to have gotten out without chaos ensuing, I don’t know how that happens.”

Stephanopoulos then asked the president, “So, you don’t think this could have been handled — this exit could have been handled better in any way, no mistakes?”

Biden replied, “No. I don’t think it could have been handled in a way that — we’re going to go back in hindsight and look — but the idea that somehow, there’s a way to have gotten out without chaos ensuing, I don’t know how that happens.”

“I don’t know how that happened,” Biden replied.

Many Americans have been shocked by the complete disaster of the withdrawal – with as many as 15,000 Americans still stuck in the country, and billions worth of U.S. military equipment falling into the hands of the Taliban.

Biden’s comments are particularly notable given that the withdrawal doesn’t appear to be anywhere near completion – rather it has just begun. 

NBC News reported that the Biden administration told Americans who are a currently trapped in Afghanistan that the government cannot guarantee their safety in getting to the evacuation point at Kabul airport. 

Perhaps the most disturbing comments came from Biden’s Secretary of Defense, Lloyd Austin, who said that the United States doesn’t have the “capability” to “get large numbers of people out,” and that evacuations will run “until the clock runs out.”

Trump Blasts Biden’s ‘Humiliating’ Afghanistan Withdrawal Strategy

During an interview with Fox News’ Sean Hannity on Tuesday, former President Donald Trump criticized Biden’s withdrawal strategy or lack thereof.

“You are dealing with thousands and thousands of Americans and others that are stranded and very dangerously really stranded in Afghanistan,” Trump said. “So it’s something that you can’t even believe, a thing like this.”

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Trump added, “I looked at that big monster cargo plane yesterday with people grabbing the side and trying to get flown out of Afghanistan because of their incredible fear, and they’re blowing off of the plane from 2,000 feet up in the air, nobody has ever seen anything like that.”

“That blows the helicopters in Vietnam away,” Trump said. “That is not even a contest.”

“It has been the most humiliating period of time that I’ve ever seen,” Trump insisted.

 

 

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