Congressman Keller on Afghanistan War veterans: “Their service was not in vain.”

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Fred Keller (PA-12) joined House Republican Whip Steve Scalise and his House Republican colleagues for a press conference outside of the Capitol, calling for action to get Americans in Afghanistan home and showing support for Afghanistan War veterans for their important contributions.

Following the press conference, Congressman Fred Keller made this statement:

“While Speaker Pelosi works to pass a wildly unpopular budget resolution that would fast-track $3.5 trillion in spending and add trillions to our national debt, I was proud to join my Republican colleagues in demanding greater action and oversight by the Biden administration to get every American stranded in Afghanistan safely out of harm’s way.

The fault of the collapse of Afghanistan rests solely with President Biden. America’s veterans who served honorably in Afghanistan and throughout the Middle East went above and beyond the call of duty to keep terrorists on their heels and give the Afghan people a fighting chance at freedom. Their service was not in vain.”