Republican chides Blinken for not testifying in person about Afghanistan

Secretary of State Antony Blinken was criticized by a Republican congressman for testifying virtually on the Biden administration’s withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan.

Rep. Scott Perry, a Pennsylvania Republican, chastised Blinken as he testified via video call from the State Department building on Monday, blocks from where the physical hearing took place on Capitol Hill in front of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

“Mr. Blinken , assuming it isn’t classified, can you tell us where you are today?” Perry said.

“Yes, I’m at
Read more…

Please follow and like us: