FLASHBACK: Kamala Harris Confirmed She Was ‘The Last One in the Room’ When Biden Made the Decision to Leave Afghanistan

While many have been heaping criticism on President Joe Biden, General Mark Milley, and others in the administration over the botched Afghanistan withdrawal, Vice President Kamala Harris has gone relatively unscathed.

In April, however, Harris confirmed she was “the last one in the room” when Biden made the decision to leave the beleaguered nation.

Harris appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union,” speaking with host Dana Bash who referenced Biden in the interview and noted, “He just made a really big decision, Afghanistan.”

Bash then asked Harris, “were you the last person in the room?” to which Harris responded, “Yes.”

We reported at the time:

Bash followed up and asked, “And you feel comfortable?” Harris responded, “I do.”

Harris wasn’t finished, however, as she said, “And I’m going to add to that.”

“This is a president who has an extraordinary amount of courage. He is someone who I have seen over and over again make decisions based on what he truly believes based on his years of doing this work and studying these issues, what he truly believes is the right thing to do and I’m going to tell you something about him, he’s acutely aware that it may not be politically popular or advantageous for him personally,” Harris explained.

Harris concluded by insisting, “It’s really something to see and I wish that the American public could see sometimes what I see because ultimately, and the decision always rests with him, but I have seen him over and over again make decisions based exactly on what he believes is right, regardless of what maybe the political people tell him might be in his selfish interest.”

Harris has yet to tweet about the situation occurring in Afghanistan in the wake of the Taliban’s swift takeover of the war-torn nation, however she did retweet a tweet from the White House of Biden at a video conference.

According to the New York Post, Milley told senators today that he will move up the assessment of how soon terror groups like al-Qaeda could reform in Afghanistan.

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