Lawmakers urge Biden to evacuate Afghan allies ‘immediately’


A bipartisan group of lawmakers urged President Joe Biden to immediately evacuate the thousands of Afghans who worked closely with the U.S. government over the past 20 years and will likely be punished by the Taliban once the last American troops leave the country this summer.

In a June 4 letter obtained exclusively by POLITICO, lawmakers led by Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) wrote that they are “increasingly concerned” that the administration has not yet mobilized the Pentagon to help protect Afghan allies. The

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