A House Democrat and Marine veteran who went to Afghanistan to observe the evacuation from Kabul airport called it a “f—ing disaster.”
Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA) blasted Biden’s military withdrawal as creating a “disaster of epic proportions” and called on Congress to investigation his actions.
Moulton said that he felt other Democrats were unwilling to be honest about how bad the situation really is. “I would be the only one who would just say starkly, ‘Here are the stakes. People are going to die,’” he said.
“If telling the truth is what’s required to save a few lives, then it’s worth all the bad politics in the world,” he added.
Moulton’s Afghanistan visit with fellow veteran Rep. Peter Meijer (R-MI) occurred before the airport was attacked by an ISIS suicide bomber, killing 13 U.S. service members and 169 Afghans.
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