Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte (R-MT) confirmed the news Thursday morning. His office sent out a statement saying that an Afghan male placed in Montana by the U.S. State Department was charged with sexual assault.
Jeremy Mahugh is a Navy SEAL veteran from the Flathead Valley of Montana. Nic McKinley grew up in Billings and became an Air Force pararescueman before joining the CIA. Now, they're leading efforts to rescue women, girls, and children from Afghanistan.
Barrasso stated that, "The only thing President Biden is right about is that he bears full responsibility for it. The United States is less safe today due to President Biden's actions and complete lack of leadership."
Since Montana has some of the highest numbers of veterans per capita in the country, it is no surprise that a lot of you are reaching out and asking me what you can do to help our friends in Afghanistan.
"This has been such a complete disaster en masse, and we've left so many Americans in the lurch. It is not the fault of the Department of Defense, it is not the fault of the State Department. It's the fault of the administration."