Fox News’ Tucker Carlson blasted the Biden Administration this week for gifting the Taliban $90 billion in arms and military equipment while at the same time working to disarm responsible Americans stateside.
“So on its way out of Afghanistan, the Biden administration left behind an awful lot of Americans but also nearly $90 billion in military equipment,” observed Carlson.
“How much is that? Well, only two countries on the planet have a military budget larger, China and the United States. So, the Taliban now have the best-equipped military of its size in the history of the world,” he continued.
Tucker went on to list all the goodies that the Taliban received, citing the Times of London:
- 22,000 Humvees
- 50,000 Trucks & Armored Vehicles
- 4 C-130 Transport Planes
- 350 Combat Helicopters
- 350,000 Rifles
- 126,000 Handguns
- 64,000 Machine Guns
“It’s a disaster, obviously, but it also makes for a striking contrast with what is happening in this country. At the very moment, the White House is arming our new friends, the Taliban. They are working hard to disarm you,” said Tucker.
Tucker referenced the administration’s recent move to restrict access to certain ammo and Biden’s long-standing aspirations to prohibit commonly owned firearms (including handguns) and accessories that millions of Americans use for lawful purposes, including self-defense within the home.
“So how about this as an answer? No. You’re not allowed to give more than half a million guns to the Taliban, guns that we paid for, and then try and take our guns away in this country. Sorry, that’s not how it works. So, shut up and back off,” exclaimed Carlson.
“Not one more word about gun control from these people until they get back every single rifle from Kandahar. That is the rule,” the Fox News personality concluded.