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Rep. Michael McCaul, Texas Republican, said President Obama "elected to pull out of Afghanistan based on arbitrary timetables, as opposed to building on the progress and sacrifices of both our Armed Forces and the Afghan people." (Associated Press)

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Rep. Michael McCaul, Texas Republican, said President Obama "elected to pull out of Afghanistan based on arbitrary timetables, as opposed to building on the progress and sacrifices of both our Armed Forces and the Afghan people." (Associated Press)

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President Barack Obama, left, is introduced by Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford, commander of the US-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) after arriving for a troop rally during an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Field, north of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sunday, May 25, 2014. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

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President Barack Obama speaks about the future of US troops in Afghanistan, Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The president will seek to keep 9,800 US troops in Afghanistan after the war formally ends later this year and then will withdraw most of those forces by the end of 2016. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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President Barack Obama walks to the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 27, 2014, to speak about the future of US troops in Afghanistan, Tuesday, May 27, 2014. The president will seek to keep 9,800 US troops in Afghanistan after the war formally ends later this year and then will withdraw most of those forces by the end of 2016.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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President Barack Obama walks from the Oval Office to the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 27, 2014, to speak about the future of American troops in Afghanistan. Obama wants to keep 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after the war formally ends later this year and then will withdraw most of those forces by 2016. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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President Barack Obama speaks about the future of American troops in Afghanistan, Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. Obama wants to keep 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after the war formally ends later this year and then will withdraw most of those forces by 2016. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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President Barack Obama speaks about Afghanistan, Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The president will seek to keep 9,800 US troops in Afghanistan after the war formally ends later this year and then will withdraw most of those forces by the end of 2016.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)