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Biden Claims Responsibility For 'All That’s Happened' During Exchange with Fox News Reporter


Near the end of the White House press conference addressing the terrorist attack in Afghanistan that killed 13 U.S. service members, President Biden hung his head in exasperation as he was questioned by Fox News reporter Peter Doocy.

“Mr. President, there had not been a U.S. service member killed in combat in Afghanistan since February of 2020. You set a deadline. You pulled troops out. You sent troops back in. And now 12 Marines are dead. You said the buck stops with you. Do you bear any responsibility for the way that things have unfolded in the last two weeks?” Doocy asked.

“I bear responsibility for, fundamentally, all that’s happened of late,” Biden said.

Biden then brought up former President Trump’s deal with the Taliban.

“But here’s the deal: You know — I wish you’d one day say these things — you know as well as I do that the former President made a deal with the Taliban that he would get all American forces out of Afghanistan by May 1,” Biden said. “In return, the commitment was made — and that was a year before — in return, he was given a commitment that the Taliban would continue to attack others, but would not attack any American forces.”

“Remember that?” Biden asked the reporter. “I’m being serious.”

“Donald Trump is not the President right now,” Doocy replied.

Biden then said that Americans had not been attacked previously because of Trump’s deal with the Taliban – it should be noted that ISIS-K, not the Taliban, were responsible for Thursday’s attack.

“The reason why — whether my friend will acknowledge it and was — reported it — the reason why there were no attacks on Americans, as you said, from the date until I came into office, was because the commitment was made by President Trump: ‘I will be out by May 1st.  In the meantime, you agree not to attack any Americans’ That was the deal,” Biden said. “That’s why no American was attacked.”

“And you said that you still — a few days ago, you said you squarely stand by your decision to pull out,” Doocy replied.

“Yes, I do,” Biden answered. “Because look at it this way, folks — and I’m going to — I have another meeting, for real. But imagine where we’d be if I had indicated, on May the 1st, I was not going to renegotiate an evacuation date; we were going to stay there.”

Biden then said if he had not committed to the withdrawal, which required 7,000 U.S. troops to be deployed to Afghanistan to assist evacuations, he’d “have only one alternative: Pour thousands of more troops back into Afghanistan to fight a war that we had already won, relative — is why the reason we went in the first place.”

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6 responses to “Biden Claims Responsibility For ‘All That’s Happened’ During Exchange with Fox News Reporter”

  1. Wolv256 says:

    Cool, use that as evidence in his court marshal. He admitted guilt.

  2. bighsker250 says:

    This administration is a joke. Hey at least we have no more mean tweets , right

  3. Starman622 says:

    Sorry but you have to be a 7th degree blackbelt in Useful Idiot to beleive this mental patient. in his own words “the reason why there were no attacks on Americans, as you said, from the date until I came into office, was because the commitment was made by President Trump: ‘I will be out by May 1st. In the meantime, you agree not to attack any Americans’ That was the deal,” Biden said. “That’s why no American was attacked.” ”
    Except the deal was made in 2020 Months before we even had an election, So the impression Biden’s making is that Trump intentionally set him up when in fact Trump who clearly intended to win re-election was setting that date for himself. /ugh!

  4. Wolv256 says:

    Look, here’s the deal… I have another meeting… FOR REAL!!!

  5. Maiafay says:

    Hang your head, fool.

    • Maiafay says:

      Wish there was an edit button.

      I looked on twatter where this post is, and the responses are literally living in a parallel world. Indisputable evidence that one side sees the same clip and concludes a complete fantasy of what happened.