McConnell: ‘Why we went’ to Afghanistan has been lost

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Amid the ongoing efforts to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan, “why we went there in the first place” has been lost, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Sunday morning.

“We went there to prevent the Taliban from having a regime that would allow terrorists to reconstitute themselves and hit us here at home. It’s been a total success,” McConnell told host Chris Wallace on “Fox News Sunday.”

“With the continued deployment of 2,500

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