Source: MORGAN PHILLIPS, POLITICS REPORTER FOR DAILYMAIL.COM 

Rear Adm. Peter Vasely, the top U.S. commander in Kabul during the evacuation, said that the withdrawal was made more chaotic by people like First Lady Jill BidenPope Francis, the White House and Congress calling in for special favors to help get out certain people. 

Vasely said the Pentagon was being pulled in all different directions from Biden officials, lawmakers, members of the media and even the Vatican as it carried out the largest evacuation since Vietnam ahead of the Taliban takeover.

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