Pentagon scolds Meijer, Moulton for Kabul airport visit

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The Pentagon’s top spokesperson on Wednesday publicly reprimanded a pair of congressional lawmakers for traveling to the international airport in Kabul — saying the unauthorized excursion required a “pull-off” of U.S. military resources amid the urgent evacuation mission out of the Afghan capital.

Defense Department press secretary John Kirby also suggested during a news briefing at the Pentagon that Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin was personally angered by the secret visit Reps. Peter Meijer (R-Mich.) and Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) made to Hamid Karzai International Airport on Tuesday.

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