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 […]

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 […]