‘We weren’t aware of this visit’: The Pentagon talks about members of the US Congress in Kabul during the evacuation – VIDEO | world News

The Pentagon’s response to the two unexpected arrivals U.S. Congress Members of the Kabul Airport, while members of Congress claimed it was a fact-finding mission but critics dismissed it as critical. “They definitely took time away from what we were planning to do that day,” said John Kirby, the Pentagon press secretary.

Seth Moulton, the Democratic representative from Massachusetts, and Peter Major, the Republican representative from Michigan, stunned State Department and military officials in the Afghan capital when they flew in on Tuesday.

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