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Murphy Backs Biden's Troop Withdrawal Plan

Connecticut Sen. Christopher Murphy has applauded the president's decision to remove U.S. troops from Afghanistan by September 11. In a speech on the floor of the senate, Murphy said the decision to bring the troops home is the right one. He says after 20 years, it’s clear that continued  U.S. military presence will not create political stability in Afghanistan. Murphy is a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Matt Dwyer is an editor, reporter and midday host for Connecticut Public's news department. He produces local news during All Things Considered.

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