Schumer Falsely Claims ‘All’ Americans Got Out of Afghanistan

Posted on AllSides September 9th, 2021
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A spokesperson for Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has conceded that the New York Democrat falsely claimed that “all” Americans who wanted to leave Afghanistan “have come out.” Government officials say that fewer than 100 U.S. citizens, and an unknown number of U.S. legal permanent residents, who want to leave Afghanistan are still in the country.

Schumer made his remarks in an interview with NewsChannel 9 at the state fair in Syracuse, New York, on Sept. 3. When asked about the political impact of the chaotic and deadly Afghanistan exit...

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