Day 1 and Day 2 of Secretary of State Blinken Testimony Before Senate on Afghanistan Withdrawal


Secretary of State Antony Blinken delivers remarks before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on the Afghanistan withdrawal late August 2021 (CNBC coverage). YouTube Tips ⓘ

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken defends the United States management of the withdrawal from Afghanistan in late August 2021 before the House Foreign Affairs Committee in a congressional hearing Monday and Tuesday. Blinken said Monday, September 13, 2021, “We inherited a deadline, we did not inherent a plan.”

Responding to the Biden Administrations blame of Trump’s policy on Afghan withdrawal, the GOP is critical that President Joe Biden didn’t change the policy from Donald Trump on the withdrawal from Afghanistan, as he did regarding other Trump policies including tax cuts, regulatory reduction, energy independence, Israeli support, Iranian hostility, border policies on security and immigration, support of police, recidivist crime, and more.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken testifies on Day 2 before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Afghanistan withdrawal late August 2021 (FOX News coverage). YouTube Tips ⓘ

During the Afghanistan withdrawal testimony on Tuesday, Blinken denied that President Joe Biden’s mic is being cut off in certain situations. Lawmakers are asking who is controlling Joe Biden’s messaging, and wondering who is actually in command.

Sen. James Risch (R-ID) questions Sec. of State Antony Blinken about the US withdrawal from Afghanistan during a Senate Foreign Affairs Committee hearing, and pushes what Forbes called a “false conspiracy theory” that President Biden is muted by a staffer. YouTube Tips ⓘ

Sky News Australia: The White House has bizarrely cut the feed when President Joe Biden was speeking during a meeting about wildfire preparedness in Idaho on Monday. YouTube Tips ⓘ

Joe Concha on White House cutting Biden’s live feed: ‘Appears intentional,’ ‘looks weak’ on several appearances. YouTube Tips ⓘ



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Pennsylvania Republican joins Lawrence Jones to explain why he decided to question Antony Blinken about Hunter Biden and whether he had been interviewed by the FBI since he became Secretary of State. YouTube Tips ⓘ

Fox News senior strategic analyst Gen. Jack Keane (ret.) discusses Secretary of State Blinken’s testimony on Afghanistan and the impact of the withdrawal on vulnerable nations like Taiwan. YouTube Tips ⓘ

‘Special Report’ anchor Bret Baier reacts to the Secretary of State’s Afghanistan exit testimony. YouTube Tips ⓘ is an Amazon Associate website, which means that a small percentage of your purchases gets paid to at no extra cost to you. When you use the search boxes above, any Amazon banner ad, or any product associated with an Amazon banner on this website, you help pay expenses related to maintaining and creating new services and ideas for a resourceful website. See more info at