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I think we do you -- you get out of Afghanistan but not just this we got bin Laden kissed -- seemed like the mission -- -- went way beyond.
Bin Laden just getting one guy does not a war and does it.
Well -- not begin.
Jim McGovern and not the mall would be put in the field -- Just -- the framework -- can President Obama to start bringing -- trees I'm lull before.
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Concerned Jim that the and many -- colleagues both Republican and Democrat.
Why in the world.
We're gonna continue has been eight billion dollars -- much.
You have month and Afghanistan.
And here we are in America cutting Medicare.
I think -- programs forcing his and our children well we're borrowing money has been in Afghanistan.
And the purpose of going in Afghanistan was to eliminate al-Qaeda well.
I would deal I don't know I was still there -- al-Qaeda isn't who we are -- Absolutely and and -- I wanted to share with your list as the -- we need the American people that's why I was so delighted.
And privileged to have this opportunity to be on your show let me share with you and -- -- -- fourteen months ago -- contacted.
A marine general these there retired and I cannot say it may -- -- did not -- -- permission.
But I can't share -- emails.
Back in November -- contacted him -- -- it.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Mr.
Obama let's say if you need -- -- more years to complete the job so I emailed this general I -- to read this very quick.
To take your business.
I did not believe that -- more years would guarantee -- whatever that is simple would be nothing.
The war's cost in money -- all in short supply.
Lieutenant general John Kelly.
Losses subtleties -- also was on his third to a duty that was killed by an IB.
Congressman Jones knows John and this is a loss of monumental proportions.
For years page could Alan this is demand respect in the -- that he served this as a man fought in Vietnam for this country.
This man is and has acted.
-- active duty generals.
And that just his comment about stand four more years.
That is why Jim and I want to try to put pressure want to put that on the administration.
To get our troops out of Afghanistan before 2014 and I really easily going to be 25 thing based on what Secretary Gates -- it on -- to -- And I was amazed that he -- that -- you have with McGovern -- -- bipartisan support here.
Is there -- bipartisan support -- of Afghanistan or is this -- all along party lines.
Well they'll -- the gym and they've been working on this bill for about seven weeks and we -- we have.
Assistance from my stance and jumps at Walter watchers say have many Republicans you can get on the -- And so we have seven Republicans that.
Two more of some will be at the news comps at 10 o'clock and.
-- -- -- -- This debate with seven Democrats seven Republicans so at least the first -- meaning -- more we can certainly get bipartisan support.
I wonder how the executive branch to react the commander in chief I -- I.
Unlike UP you know voted for Obama I probably will vote for him again on balance I like what he stands for but the one area right disagreed vehemently -- Afghanistan.
And I I worry there words we're wasting valuable -- you've suggested in resources and dollars is he gonna listen.
To you and and your fellow congress people about this -- to the American people hopefully.
Well and Dallas it depends or people that listen to your show and what I mean when -- like them explain it very quickly.
If they think -- this dealership would call that members of congress their senators and -- to the -- members of congress and the senate.
When you get about it on the floor of the senate -- the for the house to bring out tweets -- from Afghanistan the vote to bring them.
We need that's what wanna give -- could be an ownership it's would be the American people to get that this deal that we introduced more.
I -- you know even calling -- we know what bothers me in as a member of the -- Lefty which I am.
You know during the Vietnam War you had people in the street here people demonstrating -- -- I left wing.
Effort and I believe that the effort on the part of the left and people like John Kerry for example.
Helped bring the war to an end I don't see that kind of activism today in the united.
Well that's what bothers me I mean outlook -- criticizing your person because they have their -- conscious they have they have to -- -- god.
But -- not -- the broken bodies and able to read in the -- I don't tell -- this with pride I regret that I ever voted to go into the Iraq has well it was 101000 level as the Amazon extended -- in the country.
And the American people whether they got a child not have a child in Afghanistan.
They need to get involved go to somebody's child so they're given their lyrics on it like this.
Is the argument than bin Laden is now gotten therefore we can leave Afghanistan the best argument given the fact that.
You know it's it's not been about bin Laden in particular for very long time I just don't understand what the mission is and -- say.
Land of warlords and -- the central government the idea that -- when we leave will be any kind of security there doesn't make any sense.
Will it doesn't -- -- one bowl you know from the general that I just -- Okay three very quick points emailed him back in the semi read in the New York Times.
Where an army colonel said though that trainer -- -- -- -- -- for the police and for the military if Finley backs to exports are -- quickly.
Continued belief that we can trained Afghan army to be effective in the time we have is nonsense.
The vast majority cannot even read their people from the villages hooked on drugs literate and discipline.
Because south Vietnam soldiers were much -- trying and they cannot stem the tied to more points.
What is that instate we will look into -- questionable quarter all the measures of effectiveness question more what is exit strategy question more.
Same old questions no answers this is the last point I -- your listeners will listen very carefully.
What do we say to the mother and Volvo the white but the last marine killed to support a corrupt government and a corrupt leader an award that cannot be won -- That's very much much like what John Kerry did say when he testified before the senate.
Back in the early seventies -- you asked someone to be the last man to die for a mistake.
Well absolutely and out while the American people -- -- and we region and well the American people need to sincerely get this.
Build Jim and output in the more.
Please call to members of congress since they get this bill bring these to bring these young men and women the cult -- worn out they're tired out.
The status of the bill.
Where we're -- today or tomorrow loosening introduced him more than one would be the trajectory -- to go to committee are well what happens after that.
It would have to go to committee but we are open is that the press will cover -- tomorrow we -- all the information -- pressed to be there and and Jim and I believe that the American people are the key and the secret to this.
I would say that you know -- -- television doubt in my district -- cherry -- marine air station in my district Seymour Johnson air force placed.
A lot of military and they are tired they'll want to help.
They have won victory after victory in his time to bring them -- -- appreciate your your speaking to my audience about this I hope people will take note will act on this.
And I I don't I wonder if the called to a congressperson or senator on this -- I make the house more in the center -- this point.
That will that make a difference do do those calls every get responded to by the congress people who get them.
Yes sir -- that the people would call and -- B -- -- nominate public tomorrow if they -- a member of congress since late -- when this page also once.
-- -- had this they'll bring up -- time we need to build that support around the.
Does -- not get a bill number until tomorrow.
Completely -- more to pinnacle of the Jones McGovern bill.
Well well it Bateman McGovern generous bill quantity McGovern's would you name -- you will.
Idea -- at this very -- -- -- we we don't real everything but -- do Grail of this under percent to.
And what kind of a -- again you're kind of support do you think you have right now with among -- and how many members of congress do you think you have behind -- the moment.
Well we've we've got we got seven Republican is that more the beyond the original introduction of the bill.
And then and -- those seeking get more more Democrats but I'm hoping that the American people.
You know when Republicans say will -- -- we've got us stuck it in mind it would feel like give.
Karzai there is absolutely corrupt -- give him a billion dollars a month.
To waste -- we can't even that can help for the actual amount of taxpayers' money going to Afghanistan.
We know we can't eight -- but it's a heck of lot more than.
Sir appreciate your time tonight thank you become -- of the pro -- hope the American people -- take notice of this.
Our -- and -- desolate do you think you --
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