THERE have been calls for Joe Biden to resign over the Afghanistan crisis as the president joked he “may need work after this.”
Biden made the crack while hosting WNBA champs the Seattle Storm at the White House on Monday.
During the visit, Biden called the team a “force for change” while congratulating them on their WNBA title last season.
During the remarks, he added, “I may need work after this. I’d be a good ball boy I think.”
The quip was met with laughter from the crowd.
However, some are using the situation currently unfolding in Afghanistan as a reason to call for Biden’s resignation.
Florida Rep Byron Donalds issued a statement calling for Biden to resign over his “haphazard decision to withdraw from Afghanistan.”
“President Joseph R Biden has abdicated his responsibility and duties entrusted to him as President of the United States,” the statement says.
“This blatant abdication of his office is grounds for President Biden to resign immediately.
“It has become clear that President Biden has lost complete and total confidence of the American people through his haphazard decision to withdraw from Afghanistan.
“This botched withdrawal is currently threatening the lives of our servicemen and women, the stability in the region, and our integrity on the global stage.”
The statement goes on to say that Biden “failed on all fronts” as Commander-in-Chief.
CALLS FOR IMPEACHMENT
Controversial QAnon Rep Marjorie Taylor Greene went a step further and said that Biden needs to be impeached.
“The Taliban would have NEVER said no to President Trump, but they just told Biden no to extending the August 31st deadline to pull troops,” she tweeted on Monday.
“Biden abandoned Americans and dishonored our military, veterans, and allies. Biden has disgraced America! Biden must be impeached!”
The calls for Biden’s removal come after the Taliban warned of “consequences” if NATO troops are not out of the country by August 31.
Thousands of Afghans have flooded to the Kabul airport hoping to flee.
Some 20 people have been killed at the airport as a result of stampedes, shootings, and crushes, as international forces have tried to evacuate their citizens from the country, Reuters reports.