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Sec of State Avoids Answering Q’s on FBI Interviews, Blames Trump for Poor Afghanistan Withdrawal

Blinken didn't even bother to appear in person.

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During a Monday interview, Secretary of State Antony Blinken appeared to refuse to answer whether he’d been interviewed by the FBI for various investigations since taking up his position.

Republican Pennsylvania Representative Scott Perry said, “A little off-topic here, but I think it is interesting. How long was your recent interview with the FBI and was it a deposition?”

Blinken, who could not be bothered to attend the hearing in person even though he was only three miles away, said he didn’t know what Perry was talking about and that it would be inappropriate to comment on the topic.

“Are you saying you have not had an interview with the FBI since becoming the Secretary Of State?” Perry pressed further. “I am not asking you to comment on the legal proceedings. I am just asking if you have been interviewed by the FBI since becoming Secretary Of State.”

“Again,” Blinken said, “I am not going to comment one way or another on any legal proceedings or not that may or may not have happened.”

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The Daily Caller spoke to Perry about the line of questioning. “My concerns continue to escalate with regard to Secretary Blinken’s credibility and judgment,” Perry told the news outlet. “I was informed that the Secretary was interviewed by the FBI with regard to Hunter Biden, Burisma, and his Blue Star Strategies. The Secretary’s response – and evident discomfort thereof – was very telling.”

“We inherited a deadline. We did not inherit a plan,” Blinken testified, ignoring the fact that the “inherited” deadline was pushed up by the Biden administration without actually knowing how it would be carried out. “There’s no evidence that staying longer would have made the Afghan security forces or the Afghan government any more resilient or self-sustaining.”

The New York Post authors have, and continue to, pushed for Blinken’s prompt resignation from his position as Secretary of State.

Meanwhile, Florida Republican Representative Brian Mast said he didn’t even want to hear the testimony of Blinken because he didn’t want to her “lies.”

“I don’t want to hear from the secretary,” Mast said. “He lies to us when he appears before us. I don’t want to hear the secretary. We don’t need to hear lies.”

There are still about 100 Americans stuck in Afghanistan.

This piece was written by Leah Anaya on September 13, 2021. It originally appeared in RedVoiceMedia.com and is used by permission.

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Richard Hoard
Richard Hoard
1 day ago

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Stephen Russell
Stephen Russell
1 day ago

Blinken IN ON withdrawl with China since China wants Baghram Air Base& asked Biden to remove troops

capt_J
capt_J
1 day ago

These corruptocrats are amazing! So, Trump wasn’t responsible for the first vaccines and the method of making them available (warp Speed), but he’s responsible for the pullout disaster. How covnenient for the Totalitarians.

The really sad thing about America today is that there are tens of millions of Americans who aren’t asking themselves how Trump can be responsible when Biden didn’t even use Trump’s pullout plan. It’s disheartening to see so many Americans with their minds shut down.

Fed Up Patriot
Fed Up Patriot
1 day ago

Antony Blinken,YOU CANNOT BE SERIOUS!You lay blame on 45 for the disastrous withdraw from Afghanistan caused by DEMENTIA Joe?You point your finger at 45,but you have 80 million + pointing back at you.

Tim Toroian
Tim Toroian
1 day ago

HEY!, Stupid, you guys have been in office for EIGHT FRIGGING MONTHS, are you so incompetent you couldn’t make your own deal? Yep, I guess you are or we wouldn’t have had 13 killed.

Murphmeister
Murphmeister
1 day ago

Lesson 1.0 for all you aspiring politicians. The buck stops there.

Salvatore
Salvatore
1 day ago

As usual the Democrat line or your a racist! So tired of this Administration’s incompetence! Incompetent President being told what to do by incompetent people!