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Trump says terrorists ‘absolutely’ airlifted from Afghanistan in United States withdrawal

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Trump says, ‘There has never been a war — win, lose or draw — and you bring everybody into your country’

Former President Trump, in an exclusive interview with Fox News Digital, stated that terrorists “absolutely” were airlifted from Afghanistan as part of the United States withdrawal attempt from Kabul last month, questioning the Biden administration’s vetting measures.

The former president, in the interview, called the Biden administration’s work to relocate Afghan allies “incredible.”

“There has never been a war — win, lose or draw — and you bring everybody into your country,” Trump said. “That’s a lot of people, and at a tremendous cost already—they’re talking about billions and billions of dollars.”

The Biden administration, last month ahead of its August 31th deadline to evacuate all military assets from Afghanistan, airlifted more than 124,000 individuals from Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul. Biden administration officials said that had around 6,000 Americans.

Since the evacuation, the Biden administration has said its goal has moved from a military mission to a “diplomatic” one and it is dedicated to continuing to withdraw Americans that were abandoned, as well as Afghan allies, some with pending Special Immigrant Visas (SIVs), who helped the United States military in the war.

But Trump warned that the peoplethat the Biden administration are relocating in the United States could be a threat to national security.

“The people they are resettling — it’s the worst. There was no vetting,” Trump said. “And it is probably a tough group of people, because they were able to get on the plane, so they were aggressive.”

“What does that mean? Does that mean you have terrorists there?” Trump asked. “Absolutely you do.”

At this point, the Department of Homeland Security has flagged 44 Afghan evacuees as possible national security risks to the U.S., as stated by a report by the Washington Post in the past week.

Also in the past week, senior United States officials told Fox News that Camp Bondsteel, a United States military base in Kosovo, will briefly lodge Afghan refugees who do not pass the first round of vetting.

Those officials told Fox News that some of refugees have already been sent to that base but said it was uncertain what the next steps would be for those who did not pass the first security screening — including whether they will have to go back to the now-Taliban-controlled Afghanistan.

The White House said intelligence and counterterrorism officials were working hard to vet all Afghans before permitting them to enter the U.S.

The White House said those with SIVs and vulnerable Afghans were taken to third countries in Europe and Asia that had decided to “serve as transit hubs” before undergoing “robust security screening and flying to the U.S.”

“You took some very bad people onto those planes and distributed them all over the world — with all of them coming to the United States, because the rest of the world is not going to take them,” Trump continued. “The rest of the world is going to deliver them to the United States and ask for a lot of money for helping us out, but, you know, its a never-ending thing.”

The former president said it was a “tough situation” but stated that “no war has ever taken the people of a country where there was the war, and moved them into their country.”

Also, in addition to security issues, the White House declared Friday that it has briefly suspended flights taking Afghan refugees into the country because of a measles worry.

“‘Operation Allies Welcome’ flights into the United States have been temporarily paused at the request of the [Centers for Disease Control] and out of an abundance of caution because of four diagnosed cases of measles among Afghans who recently arrived in the United States,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters.

She said that people are being quarantined and that the CDC has started full contact tracing.

Also, all arriving Afghans are to have a mandatory measles vaccination as a requirement of coming into the United States.

The Associated Press before reported that health concerns had stopped flights out of Qatar and Germany. There are around 10,000 evacuees at the United States military base located in Ramstein, Germany.

As of last week, DHS said approximately 60,000 Afghans have entered the United States since mid-August.

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Survey shows majority of Americans reject Build Back Better: More think Biden’s infrastructure spending bill will hurt them more than help them

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In a total inversion of what Democrats had expected, Americans have dismissed the expensive framework bill with gigantic social projects incorporated into it. Another survey shows that more Americans repel the Democrats’ $1.75 trillion spending proposition than welcome it.

As indicated by another ABC News/Ipsos survey delivered on Sunday, public help for President Joe Biden’s bills to expand spending on framework and social projects has blurred.

The overview tracked down that 32% of Americans feel that the spending bills would hurt individuals like them if they became law, while 25% said they accept the bills would help them. Close to 66% (64%) of Republicans figure the bills would hurt individuals like them, and 29% of free thinkers feel something very similar. In spite of being the significant system of Biden’s administration, less than half of Democrats (47%) accept the two bills would help them.

A CBS News survey from recently tracked down that 36% of respondents said it would help them and their family versus 33% who said it would hurt their friends and family. The overview additionally said that 79% of review members said that expansion was brought about by supply and assembling issues after the pandemic and 66% said it was brought about by U.S. government strategy. “And when asked about potential causes of inflation right now, two-thirds cited U.S. government policy,” the outlet stated.

The poll showed that just 37% of Americans thought that Biden and the Democrats were centered around issues they care very much about.

This sad survey for Biden and the Democrats shows up on that very days as a NBC News review that shows the president at unsurpassed lows. The NBC News surveys found that Biden was submerged interestingly of his administration – 42% endorsement rating versus 54% who object.

The survey likewise showed that 71% said the nation is “off on the wrong track” – including 48% of Democrats.

“When you see a wrong track of 71%, it is a flashing red light,” Republican pollster Bill McInturff of Public Opinion Strategies said. “These folks are telling us that this is not going well.”

That is a huge increment from one more survey in September that said 61% of Americans felt like the country has “pretty seriously gotten off on the wrong track.”

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President Biden says the Pope advised him to continue to take communion and considered him a ‘good Catholic’

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President Joe Biden said that Pope Francis let him know he was a “good Catholic” and said he could keep on taking communion regardless of the complaints of numerous U.S. bishops.

Biden made the case after a private gathering with the pontiff at the Vatican on Friday.

“We just talked about the fact he was happy that I was a good Catholic and I should keep receiving Communion,” Biden said about the gathering.

He added that the topic of abortion didn’t come up in the gathering.

An assertion from the White House showed that Biden said thanks to the Pope for pushing for an “equitable global economic recovery” and for battling global warming.

“Biden thanked His Holiness for his advocacy for the world’s poor and those suffering from hunger, conflict, and persecution,” the assertion added.

The Vatican didn’t affirm Biden’s case in their official statement about their gathering.

Biden’s claim will probably disappoint and outrage many conservative Catholics in the U.S. who have called for communion to be declined to politicians who stand behind abortion, which is in opposition to Catholic church teaching.

The issue will be taken up by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops following upon a vote during their June plenary meeting to address it generally. After Biden met with the Pope, they delivered an assertion saying that they would not single out a particular legislator if they vote to say something about the issue.

The Pope had recently reacted to the contention by approaching the diocesans to try not to politicize the congregation’s most elevated holy observance, which would transform it into a “source of discord rather than unity within the episcopate and the larger church in the United States.”

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Gold Star father tears into Biden over supposed arrangement to give large installments to illegal migrant families

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Gold Star father David Horton slammed President Joe Biden in a meeting Sunday, scrutinizing the Biden organization’s accounted for plan to convey huge financial installments to some migrant families.

The Wall Street Journal announced last week about the arrangement to pay migrant families affected by previous President Donald Trump’s zero-tolerance illegal immigration policies.

The Biden administration is in talks to offer immigrant families that were separated during the Trump administration around $450,000 a person in compensation, according to people familiar with the matter, as several agencies work to resolve lawsuits filed on behalf of parents and children who say the government subjected them to lasting psychological trauma.

The U.S. Departments of Justice, Homeland Security, and Health and Human Services are considering payments that could amount to close to $1 million a family, though the final numbers could shift, the people familiar with the matter said. Most of the families that crossed the border illegally from Mexico to seek asylum in the U.S. included one parent and one child, the people said. Many families would likely get smaller payouts, depending on their circumstances, the people said.

Among the issues pundits have raised with the arrangement, the greatest is that non-citizens remain to get additional cash from the U.S. government than gold star families if the arrangement becomes reality.

As of now, the U.S. government pays the group of fallen assistance individuals $100,000 in “death gratuity”; the installments are tax excluded. The families of service members additionally have the choice to gather a limit of $400,000 in extra security, however administration individuals need to pay into the protection intend to accept its advantages.

Speaking on “Fox and Friends,” Horton — whose son, Army Spc. Christopher Horton, was killed in Afghanistan in 2011 — proclaimed the Biden administration’s arrangement “an insult” and clarified it disrespects military families.

“I think it’s another — yet another insult … against our military families and Gold Star families and veterans’ families,” Horton said. “It’s just another another slap in the face. It’s completely disrespectful.”

“To compare an illegal person who has broken our country’s border laws … they’ve broken the law coming in on our borders and to compare that with someone, a patriot like my son, who gave his all on the battlefield of Afghanistan, and to just say, ‘Oh well, the value is more for someone who has broken our laws’ … and now to say, ‘Oh, we owe you money — and it’s more money than we would pay a patriot — I am outraged,” Horton said.

“You just wonder, where is the outcry against some of these policies that are just there? Unbelievable to me,” Horton added.

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