New York lawmaker calls for Biden to be removed over Afghanistan decisions

After Trump called for the president’s resignation, now a New York legislator is calling for Biden to be removed from office over t...

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  • After Trump called for the president’s resignation, now a New York legislator is calling for Biden to be removed from office over troops withdrawal from Afghanistan.
  • New York Republican Rep. Claudia Tenney pushes for the 25th Amendment to be invoked against President Joe Biden.
  • New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez also said he was ‘disappointed’ with the Biden administration for its decisions regarding Afghanistan.

After Trump asked for the resignation of the president, now a New York legislator is calling for Biden to be removed for having withdrawn US troops from Afghanistan, which has generated chaos and violence in that country.

New York Republican Legislator Claudia Tenney is pushing for the 25th Amendment to be invoked against President Joe Biden. In an interview with WBFF News, the representative assured that “she had no agenda” with this request, she simply didn’t agree with the decision.

New York lawmaker calls for Biden to be removed over Afghanistan decisions

New York lawmaker calls for Biden to be removed over Afghanistan decisions
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Tenney said there would be better ways to withdraw from Afghanistan. “We are putting people in danger, we are not keeping our promises to our allies, to the Americans, to Afghans who helped us in this crisis,” he added.

“I do not support endless wars like most Americans,” he clarified. “But the fact that he (Biden) can’t even execute this. And the crisis at the border, will these people come to our border? We already know that there are people on the list of terrorists who cross our southern border ”.

Others more regret the decision

New York lawmaker calls for Biden to be removed over Afghanistan decisions
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Legislator Tenney has not been the only one to disagree. New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said he was “disappointed” with the Biden administration for its decisions on Afghanistan. The Hill.

In a statement issued on Tuesday, Menéndez pointed to former President Donald Trump for having agreed with the Taliban and Biden for executing a withdrawal plan, highlighting “clear intelligence and policy execution failures.” Still, he called for the urgent evacuation of Americans and Afghan allies, especially vulnerable women and activists.

Menéndez: “it disappoints me”

New York lawmaker calls for Biden to be removed over Afghanistan decisions
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“The totally inadequate agreement that the Trump administration made with the Taliban did not achieve commitments for the Taliban to sever ties with Al Qaeda, nor did it take into account the day after our withdrawal,” he referred to the policies of the previous government.

“In implementing this flawed plan, I am disappointed that the Biden administration clearly did not accurately assess the implications of a swift US withdrawal. We are now witnessing the horrible results of many years of policy and intelligence failures, ”he added.

Trump calls for Biden’s resignation

Trump called for Biden's resignation
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Just this Monday, former President Donald Trump requested the resignation of Biden due to the crisis that “allowed” it to occur in Afghanistan. “It is time for Joe Biden to resign in disgrace for what he allowed to happen in Afghanistan, along with the tremendous increase in COVID, the border catastrophe, the destruction of energy independence and our paralyzed economy,” he said in a statement.

President Biden has been heavily criticized by Democrats and Republicans for the way he decided to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan, especially after images of citizens desperately trying to flee by hanging from a plane went viral.

Human remains found in plane’s landing gear

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Hundreds of panicked citizens chased a US aircraft about to take off down the runway of Kabul International Airport, some even managed to hang from the plane, but regrettable videos showed them falling into the void as the plane ascended.

After the incident, US troops discovered “human remains” on the landing gear of the military plane. “In addition to the video uploaded and the press reports of people falling from the plane on take off, human remains were found in the landing gear of the C-17 when it landed at the Al Udeid air base in Qatar.” said Ann Stefanek, spokesman for the United States Air Force.

Shocking images of people falling from a plane in Afghanistan

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Shocking images of people falling from a plane in Afghanistan. After the Taliban regime took the presidential palace of Afghanistan, images are shown where people struggle to get on a military plane to flee that country, however, to their little luck, several end up falling.

Via Twitter, on the account of journalist Morteza Kazemian, a couple of videos are presented: in one of them, a military plane is observed in mid-flight, but not even ten seconds pass when it is possible to distinguish how two people, who were hanging from the aircraft, fall .

People want to flee Afghanistan by military plane

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In another material lasting a few seconds, which caused a great impact on social networks, it is observed how several people try to get on a military plane belonging to the United States, which is about to take off from an airport in Afghanistan. While some achieve their mission, others are dedicated to running to one side of this aircraft.

Following the withdrawal of US troops, it took the Taliban just over a week to seize major cities in Afghanistan, including the capital. Still, Biden defended his position, saying in a speech to the nation on Monday that it was time to retire after 20 years. Now, thousands of American and Afghan citizens have been trapped in Taliban-dominated territory. New York lawmaker calls for Biden to be removed over Afghanistan decisions.

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