June 26th, 2011

Rogers: Obama’s Afghanistan plan is 2012-focused

Rep. Mike Rogers, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, questioned the timing of President Barack Obama’s Afghanistan withdrawal plan Sunday, suggesting it is politically motivated.

The Michigan Republican said Obama’s plan to remove 33,000 “surge” troops by September 2012 is “concerning.”

Rep. Mike Rogers today appeared on CNN’s State of the Union. A full transcript of the program can be found here.

CNN POLITICAL TICKER: Rogers: Obama playing politics with Afghanistan?