Yarmuth Wants “Significant” Drawdown Of Afghanistan Troops

President Obama has unveiled his plan tonight for a withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan. Mr. Obama says the U.S. will pull out 10,000 troops by the end of this year, with a total of 33,000 brought home by next summer. There are currently 100,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan, and there have been demands in… Continue reading Yarmuth Wants “Significant” Drawdown Of Afghanistan Troops

Yarmuth, Colleagues Urge “Sizable” U.S. Troop Withdrawal

Congressman John Yarmuth of Louisville is among a bi-partisan group of House lawmakers who signed a letter to President Obama urging him to begin a “significant and sizable” reduction in U.S. forces in Afganistan starting next month. The president will detail his troop drawdown plan in an address to the nation tonight. Defense officials have… Continue reading Yarmuth, Colleagues Urge “Sizable” U.S. Troop Withdrawal