Former President Donald Trump is slamming President Biden for ending U.S. involvement in Afghanistan on Sept. 11, saying that solemn anniversary should be devoted to the nearly 3,000 great souls lost in the terrorist attacks.
September 11th represents a very sad event and period for our Country and should remain a day of reflection and remembrance honoring those great souls we lost, Trump said, adding that a withdrawal on any other day is a wonderful and positive thing to do.
Debra Burlingame, who lost her brother in the 9/11 attacks, said she agrees with Trump wholeheartedly.
Strategically, its very foolish to withdraw on Sept. 11, she told the Herald. Its going to be used by the jihadists as a recruiting poster.
Burlingame said its tone-deaf to begin with, adding she wonders if a 25-year-old White House aide who was just a kid on 9/11 cooked up the idea.
You have to withdraw, but to do it on Sept. 11 is feckless, she added. Hes not thinking like the enemy thinks.
Burlingames brother Charles Chic Burlingame III was the pilot of American Airlines Flight 77 that was hijacked out of Washington Dulles International Airport in Dulles, Va., and flown into the Pentagon on 9/11.
It hit about an hour after both American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175 both out of Logan International Airport in Boston slammed into the north and south towers of the World Trade Center in Manhattan 18 minutes apart beginning at 8:45 a.m.
The last hijacked plane, Flight 93, crashed in Shanksville, Pa., after heroic passengers rushed the cabin and took control crashing the jet. Forty passengers and crew perished.
Lets roll, was the rallying cry of the Flight 93 heroes that day. They probably saved the U.S. Capitol and changed the dynamic that has lasted two decades.
The 9/11 attacks killed 2,997 people including343 firefighters, 23 New York City police officers, 37 Port Authority officers and 55 military personnel.
Trump said Sunday that should be the focus this 9/11 the twentieth anniversary.
I wish Joe Biden wouldnt use September 11th as the date to withdraw our troops from Afghanistan we can and should get out earlier. Nineteen years is enough, in fact, far too much and way too long, Trump said in a statement from his 45 Office email.
He added: I made early withdraw possible by already pulling much of our billions of dollars of equipment out and, more importantly, reducing our military presence to less than 2,000 troops from the 16,000 level that was there likewise in Iraq, and zero troops in Syria except for the area where we KEPT THE OIL.
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