Rep. Issa Urges Biden to Hold Meeting with Gold Star Families from Kabul Bombing, But Response Remains Silent.
Rep. Darrell Issa, a Republican from California, has written a letter to President Joe Biden asking him to hold a formal meeting with Gold S...
Rep. Darrell Issa Requests Formal Meeting with Gold Star Families
Rep. Darrell Issa, a Republican from California, has written a letter to President Joe Biden asking him to hold a formal meeting with Gold Star families who lost loved ones in the suicide bombing attack at Kabul's airport in 2021. Issa took to social media to share that as of Thursday, President Biden had not responded to his request for a meeting.
Issa Accuses Biden of Ignoring and Insulting Gold Star Parents
According to Representative Darrell Issa, Joe Biden has ignored and insulted Gold Star parents for two years. Issa claims that Biden's decisions have been disastrous and have resulted in the deaths of 13 service members. Issa further alleges that Biden has not taken any steps to rectify the situation with the families of the deceased.
Forum Provides Platform for Families to Address Concerns
Darrell Issa, a politician, hosted a forum for families affected by the terror attack at the Abbey Gate of Hamid Karzai International Airport (HKIA) in Afghanistan in August 2021. The forum provided an opportunity for the families to share their experiences and raise questions about the Biden administration's handling of the withdrawal from Afghanistan. The attack resulted in the deaths of 13 American service members and over 150 Afghans.
Families Criticize Biden Administration at Forum
At a recent forum, family members of soldiers who died in the Afghanistan troop withdrawal criticized the Biden administration officials responsible for the operation. Some even directly lashed out at President Biden, accusing him of being "heartless" and claiming that he made the conversation about himself and his late son Beau Biden during their meetings.
Mother Shares Emotional Interaction with President Biden
Cheryl Rex, a mother who lost her son Lance CPL Dylane Merola in an attack, shared her interaction with President Joe Biden. According to Rex, when Biden approached her, he immediately shifted the conversation to talk about his own experience of losing his son and bringing him home in a flag-draped coffin.
Grieving Mother Expresses Anger and Frustration
In this news article, a grieving mother expresses her anger and frustration towards someone who claimed to understand her pain after losing her son to cancer. The mother describes her intense emotional reaction upon hearing this insensitive comment and questions how someone could be so heartless.
Mother of Fallen Soldier Shares Encounter with President Biden
The mother of Lance Cpl. Dylan Merola, who died during the botched Afghanistan withdrawal, shared her encounter with President Biden. According to her, when Biden approached her, he expressed empathy by saying that he and his wife, Jill, also lost their son and brought him home in a flag-draped coffin.
Failure of Leadership Blamed for Chaotic Withdrawal
According to a tweet from The Post Millennial, a woman named Rex is blaming a failure of leadership for the chaotic and deadly withdrawal from Afghanistan. She also claims that President Biden has not spoken to her or mentioned her son's name since their meeting.