Sherrod Brown Ready to Begin Afghanistan Exit

Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) “expressed frustration with the duration of the U.S. presence in Afghanistan in an interview with ABC News, predicting that more Democrats will voice similar sentiments in the near future and push President Barack Obama to begin a substantial drawdown,” Huffington Post reports.

"One of the most important things is staying on schedule, starting in July, on withdrawing troops from Afghanistan because, one, it’s not working so well, second, because of the cost of that to American taxpayers," Brown said. "I think we’ve been there too long."

U.S. taxpayers have spent “$336 billion on the war in Afghanistan, according to the Congressional Research Service.”


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