Joe Biden forgets 13 soldiers were killed in Afghanistan as he claims he is the only president under whom no troops died during debate with Donald Trump

Joe Biden forgot the deaths of thirteen US soldiers in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan when he claimed during his debate with Donald Trump that no troops had been killed during his term.
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Joe Biden forgot the deaths of 13 American soldiers in a suicide attack in Afghanistan when he claimed no troops had been killed during his time in office.

The president battled it out with his predecessor Donald Trump in the first of two debates on topics ranging from the economy to immigration and foreign affairs.

The first question CNN moderators asked Biden was what he would say to voters who feel they were better off under Trump.

After some back-and-forth between the two men, Biden brought up Trump’s repeated claims that his presidency was good for the U.S. military.

Joe Biden forgot the deaths of 13 US soldiers in a suicide attack in Afghanistan when he claimed during his debate with Donald Trump that no soldiers had been killed during his term

ISIS-K carried out a double bombing of Kabul airport as Westerners and thousands of Afghan civilians fled the Taliban takeover

ISIS-K carried out a double bombing at Kabul airport as Westerners and thousands of Afghan civilians fled the Taliban takeover

“The idea that he did something important for the military, when he was president, they were still killing people in Afghanistan — he didn’t do anything about that,” he said.

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“When he was president, we were still in a position where you felt like we were a safe country.

“The truth is, I’m the only president this century who hasn’t had a – this decade – where soldiers like him have died anywhere in the world.”

Biden amended his answer, saying he was talking about a decade instead of a century, since the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan didn’t begin until 2001, even though that was the first year of this century.

But either way, Biden was wrong in his claim that no American troops have been killed during his presidency, as thirteen were killed during the evacuation of Afghanistan.

ISIS-K carried out a double bombing at Kabul airport as Westerners and thousands of Afghan civilians fled the Taliban takeover.

The 13 troops included 11 Marines and a Navy medic who were killed along with 90 Afghans in the bombing on August 26, 2021.

The 13 troops consisted of 11 Marines and a Navy doctor who were killed along with 90 Afghans in the bombing on August 26, 2021

The 13 troops included 11 Marines and a Navy medic who died along with 90 Afghans in the bombing on August 26, 2021

Smoke rises over Kabul from the explosion that killed 13 US soldiers and 90 Afghans

Smoke rises over Kabul from the explosion that killed 13 US soldiers and 90 Afghans

The first bomber at the airport’s Abbey Gate was wearing a vest and was being searched by troops when it exploded. The second was a car bomb attack at the Baron Hotel.

Biden himself addressed the nation after the bombing and vowed to find those responsible.

“These American servicemen who gave their lives — it’s an overused word, but it’s absolutely appropriate — they were heroes,” he said at the time.

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‘Heroes who undertook a dangerous, selfless mission to save the lives of others.

Medical personnel carry an injured man in an ambulance to a hospital after two powerful explosions, killing at least six people, outside Kabul airport on August 26, 2021

Medical staff take an injured man in an ambulance to a hospital after two powerful explosions, killing at least six people, outside Kabul airport on August 26, 2021

“They were part of an airlift, an evacuation effort never seen before in history… They were part of the bravest, most capable, most selfless military in the world.

“And they were simply part of what I call the ‘backbone of America.’ They are the backbone of America, the best the country has to offer.”

“To those who carried out this attack, and to anyone who wishes America harm, know this: We will not forgive. We will not forget.

“We will hunt you down and make you pay. I will defend our interests and our people with all the measures I can take.”

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