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I do think there is a bipartisan desire to make sure that human rights are being respected in Afghanistan. Now, of course, I can not imagine my Democratic colleagues will be overly critical about the administration, but I can tell you they are very upset by what they see, i do think there is potentially a shelf life here, especially as we roll into an election.
Taxpayers in Iowa, and across the nation, have a right to know exactly how their hard-earned dollars are being spent, and that's exactly why I've asked the HHS Inspector General to investigate these transparency violations, by Stanford and many others, and why I've put forward the COST Act to guarantee that hardworking Americans have easy access to see how the federal government is spending their money.
Well, I would love that Senate Republicans would sign National Defense Authorization Act and move forward, but absolutely, we have to have the discussions, we have to do that. And if that's what will help, if we can all get together as stakeholders, then I think National Defense Authorization Act's the right thing to do.
We can't determine that yet. We have information that will be presented to the Senate Intelligence Committee. And they will call in the witnesses as necessary and it'll be done in a bipartisan manner, in a fair process. And they will evaluate that. So, not jumping to any conclusions. We don't have the full story yet.