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September 01, 2021

Leaked Phone Transcript Reveals That Biden Told Former Afghan President Ghani to Lie About His Government's Success Against the Taliban

Via Twitchy. First reported by Reuters:

In much of the call, Biden focused on what he called the Afghan government’s "perception" problem. "I need not tell you the perception around the world and in parts of Afghanistan, I believe, is that things are not going well in terms of the fight against the Taliban," Biden said. "And there is a need, whether it is true or not, there is a need to project a different picture."

Biden needed that false narrative in order to execute his withdrawal. I'm not suggesting that a withdrawal was a bad policy -- but Biden wanted and needed the lie of the Afghan government stable and in-control in order to sell his withdrawal to the public and shut down questions about it.

So Biden told a foreign president to lie in order to prop up his own political agenda and standing.

Is it just me or do I remember an attempt to impeach Trump over less...?

But phone calls to foreign presidents don't matter now.

Also: Jen Psaki says that she will not discuss leaked transcripts of a president's phone calls with foreign leaders.

What a reversal! We spent of 2017-2020 discussing vindictively leaked (and selectively quoted) transcripts of Trump's calls.

Now it's a crime to discuss Biden's.

Abigail Marone
@abigailmarone

Psaki says she's "not going to get into... leaked call transcripts."

Is that the new standard now? Because I seem to remember a different standard just last year...


Also revealed: texts sent between members of the military horrified at the Americans we were leaving behind in Kabul.

President Biden declared to a puzzled country on Tuesday that the U.S. evacuation from Afghanistan was an "extraordinary success," while his Pentagon portrayed a prosaic, workaday process to repatriate Americans still stranded in the war-torn country.

But text messages between U.S. military commanders and private citizens mounting last-minute rescues tell a far different story, one in which pleading American citizens were frantically left behind at the Kabul airport gate this past weekend to face an uncertain fate under Taliban rule while U.S. officials sought to spread the blame between high-ranking generals and the State Department

"We are f*cking abandoning American citizens," an Army colonel assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division wrote Sunday in frustration in a series of encrypted messages that detailed the failed effort to extricate a group of American citizens, hours before the last U.S. soldiers departed Afghanistan.

Hey NeverTrump -- you're always on about Consistent Principles.

Are you supporting impeachment now, or nah?

Nah, right? Maybe ask your Democrat Donors about it. You don't want to imperil the Generational Wealth you're grifting off them.

Video of Psaki below.


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