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Flashback: Kamala Harris bragged about her major role in Afghanistan pullout

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Vice President Kamala Harris in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. (Official White House photo by Adam Schultz)

By Thomas Catenacci
Daily Caller News Foundation

Vice President Kamala Harris took credit for the Biden administration’s plan in April to quickly withdraw all American troops from Afghanistan.

Harris confirmed that she was the last person in the room shortly after President Joe Biden announced that he had ordered all U.S. military personnel to withdraw from the Middle Eastern nation by Sept. 11, 2021 in an April interview with CNN. The vice president also commended Biden for the decision to pull troops out of Afghanistan.

“This is a president who has an extraordinary amount of courage,” Harris told CNN anchor Dana Bash. “He is someone who I have seen – over and over again – make decisions based on what he truly believes, based on his years of doing this work and studying these issues, what he believes is the right thing to do.”

“It’s really something to see,” she continued.

Biden announced the massive American withdrawal during remarks at Arlington National Cemetery, explaining that the U.S. objective in Afghanistan had been “accomplished.” He said there was no reason to continue to put American soldiers at risk by keeping them stationed in the country more than 20 years after the U.S.’ mission began.

The president affirmed that the withdrawal wouldn’t be hastily done and would be “deliberate.” He also ensured that the Taliban,

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