Currently serving his 8th term in Congress, Jim McGovern is a Democrat from Massachusetts. He is a member of the House Rules Committee and the House Agriculture Committee. He also serves as the Co-Chair of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission.
Senator McGovern spoke the truth, especially when it was uncomfortable.
Now that Osama bin Laden is dead and Al Qaeda is scattered around the globe, does it really make sense to keep using over 100,000 U.S. troops to occupy Afghanistan and prop up a corrupt government? Over a dozen members of Congress don’t think so.