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Josh Hawley (r) [2016 file photo].

This you, Josh?:

Josh Hawley @HawleyMO
President Biden should withdraw troops in Afghanistan by May 1, as the Trump administration planned, but better late than never. It’s time for this forever war to end
12:40 PM · Apr 13, 2021

This is now:

Josh Hawley @HawleyMO
My statement on the crisis that Joe Biden’s failure of leadership has caused in Afghanistan
[blah, blah, blah…]
12:15 PM · Aug 16, 2021

Some of the responses:

Too bad you said nothing about Trump’s decision to withdraw.

More seriously, what would YOU have done to prevent this.

It is strange you only mention Biden. Who got us into Afghanistan?

Did you include the part that said, you realize he was fulfilling the promises made by the previous, DJT last March and May of 2020 When he gave them a gift of 5,000 Taliban prisoners ahead of his so called negotiation Peace Talks he wanted them to attend at Camp David? I bet not

Trump cutting a deal with the Taliban without the Afghan gov even being involved was “hugely demoralizing” and led to the current chaos. Just weeks before the 2020 election, the Taliban endorsed Trump for pres in the hopes he would “wind up U.S. military presence in Afghanistan.”

1 month ago, Trump claimed full, unequivocal credit for the withdrawal in Afghanistan. “I started the [withdrawal] process. [Biden] couldn’t stop the process.”

Biden merely completed what TFG started to begin with. If there’s blame, you know where to go

You’re just jealous the Taliban pulled off what you couldn’t on 1/6.

There’s that.

Talk to trump, he set this up. Released prisoners. Met with taliban but didn’t include Afghanistan officials in on the agreement. Why

If it’s bidens fault why take down the website that praised trump for his great negotiating skills in Afghanistan

There’s that.

Where was your outrage when the deal was signed by Trump last February?

Good question. Apparently it isn’t what is done, it’s who did it that outrages them. I guess they also forgot the Kurds.

Are you visiting MO or in VA where you actually reside?

Some questions on military capacity do indeed need answers, but this is a ridiculous over-simplification of complex & intractable problems.

What about the Doha Agreement signed on Feb. 29, 2020?

Doha? Never heard of it…. (August 15, 2021)

Didn’t you say that you wanted to withdraw forces when Trump was in power? Why has your opinion changed?

Who negotiated it Josh? It wasn’t Biden.

Josh, where were you when #tfg released 5000 Taliban prisoners?

Actually, Biden is the one whose leadership had succeeded whereas Bush, Obama, and Trump failed. Once the dust settles, the only thing people will care about is that he got us out.

Memory loss? [….]

Gaslighting, actually.

And on and on…