VIDEO: Biden wanted Afghan exit so badly he didn’t listen to the generals

VIDEO: Biden wanted Afghan exit so badly he didn’t listen to the generals
Biden eating what appears to be tapioca pudding (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Who needs advisers when you’re the chief cook and bottle washer?]

Washington Post White House correspondent Anne Gearan said Sunday that President Joe Biden was so caught up in wanting to get out of Afghanistan that he ignored advice from top generals.

Gearan joined a panel discussion on NBC’s “Meet the Press” to discuss the Taliban’s rapid takeover of much of Afghanistan in the wake of the Biden administration’s accelerated exit from the country.

“Anne, what’s the divide? Clearly a divide between the Pentagon and the president,” host Chuck Todd began.

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“Do you expect this to have long-term fallout between the White House and the Pentagon?” Todd asked, adding, “And I think the Pentagon is whispering, ‘We didn’t want to do it.’”

“They didn’t want to do it,” Gearan replied, saying that Biden’s relationship with the top generals had not been the best from the very beginning.

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