Mr Kinzinger, who himself served in both Afghanistan and Iraq as a US air force pilot, has been actively tweeting his feelings about the US’ departure as it unfolds.
And as the Republican Party deleted a web page trumpeting the former president’s plan to pull out of Afghanistan, the congressman wrote : “Trump can’t memory hole this.
In a longer statement issued as Kabul fell to the Taliban, Mr Kinzinger made his feelings plain in more detail.
And today, we watched as the Afghan government collapsed and the Taliban regained full control.
“This is the result of a shortsighted, weak, and utter failure of both the previous White House and the current administration.
What are they doing to save the countless lives being brutally murdered by the Taliban today?. »