Congressman Brian Mast, an Army veteran who bravely served his country with honor and ended up losing both of his legs during an explosion in Afghanistan, tore President Joe Biden a new one over the deadly and absolutely foolish troop withdrawal from the country, going on to say the withdrawal wasted 20 years of “blood, sweat, and tears.”
Mast, a second-term member of the GOP who serves the people of the 18th Congressional District of the south-central part of Florida, slammed the president for his strategy of pulling the troops, a plan that included abandoning Bagram Airforce Base located in Kabul, the nation’s capital. This decision enabled the terrorists in the Taliban to take over the base and release 7,000 prisoners, one of which ended up being the suicide bomber that blew himself up just days later, killing 13 U.S. service members and 170 other people.
”This guy was given to the CIA by Indian intelligence because he got caught trying to set off a bomb in New Delhi,” Mast stated during an appearance on ”Eric Bolling: The Balance.” “That’s what was going to happen. He was given over to the CIA.”
”President [Donald] Trump then had him interrogated, used him, got actionable intelligence out of him, and sent ordnance from drones to hit real targets, not the kind of targets Biden hit, hit real targets, kill ISIS terrorists. So, Trump used him to kill terrorists. Biden let him go, and he was able to kill Americans. That’s the compare and contrast that needs to be looked at here,” he continued.
Mast, an engineer who was awarded the Bronze Star for his time in Afghanistan, when he stepped on a bomb clearing a path for Army Rangers, said he was ”disgusted” with Biden.
”I’ve lost friends. I’ve lost limbs,” Mast stated with conviction. ”Personally, I know a lot of others, literally hundreds of others, that that were injured in a host of different ways, not just the 13 Americans that were killed. There were also over  Afghanis that were killed there trying to flee Afghanistan. So, it goes well beyond just our losses as well.”
”And this is another one of these situations where president Biden p—-d away 20 years of blood, sweat and tears for this terrorist,” he concluded.