Gen. McKenzie confirms he'd recommended @POTUS keep 2,500 troops in Afghanistan. Also says he advised that pulling US troops would lead to collapse of Afghan forces and gov. @JimInhofe asks, and McKenzie confirms Biden got it. But Biden said otherwise. abcnews.go.com/Politics/full…

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Gen. Milley tells Sen. Cotton he also recommended keeping 2,500-3,500 U.S. troops in Afghanistan
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I think biggest problem was the 💰 as even 1000 soldiers would have been sufficient for support.
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Clearly it wasn't sufficient. Because the last few years of only a couple thousand troops didn't stop the Taliban from retaking large swathes of land....soooo
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WP and WSJ reported in early-to-mid August that all the top generals recommended this to Biden. It’s old news. Don’t know why Biden is fanning the story.
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"...THAT I CAN RECALL." WELP, THAT LEAVES SUNDOWN @POTUS IN THE CLEAR.
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