WATCH: Retired Navy SEALs Running for Congress Blast Biden for Bungled Afghan Exit

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Navy SEALs running for Congress appeared on Fox News’s morning show, Fox and Friends to blast President Joe Biden’s disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan over the summer, reported Conservative Brief.

“In interviews with Fox News, each of the veteran special operators took turns blasting the commander-in-chief’s actions, which they said fueled their quest to seek office during next year’s midterms which are shaping up to be a political bloodbath for Democrats in general,” said the site.

Fox host Brian Kilmeade asked how it was that the Biden administration couldn’t still answer questions about who was left behind in Afghanistan, especially Afghans who helped the U.S. and what the U.S. is doing to rescue them.

“Well, your point is excellent. And where is the congressional investigations? This is a Biden-created crisis, that we’ve left our family members, we’ve left our allies hanging in the winds, and not only has our government not been helpful of getting our people out, they have been, in many cases, the obstacles,” said former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, a retired SEAL who is running in Montana’s new 2nd Congressional District.

Appearing with Zinke was retired Navy SEAL sniper Brady Duke, running for Florida’s 7th Congressional District; retired Navy SEAL Senior Chief Derrick Van Orrden running in Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District; former SEAL Eli Crane, who joined after 9/11, running in Arizona’s 1st Congressional District and Morgan Latrell, a SEAL who retired in 2014, and is running in Texas’ 8th Congressional District.

The number of veterans in Congress has declined almost steadily since the mid-1970s,” said the Military Times. “In 1973, nearly three in every four members of Congress had some type of military service. In 2021, it’ll be about one in every six members who have military experience.”

“At the beginning of the 117th Congress, there were 91 individuals (16.8% of the total membership) who had served or were serving in the military, 5 fewer than at the beginning of the 116th Congress (96 Members),” said the Congressional Research Service.

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