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There is a video circulating the internet where then-candidate Joe Biden told Iowans on Aug. 12, 2007, that bringing troops home from the war would take at least a year — unless…

“It makes a big difference how we end this war. And it makes a big difference to tell the American people the truth about what our options are in ending this war. If tomorrow the order goes out, I’m President of the United States, I issue an order — end the war today, begin to withdraw all American troops. It will take a year to get the American troops out. Do you hear me now? That’s the truth. It will take a year to get them physically out. Now, if you leave all the equipment behind, you might be able to do it in seven months. And you leave those billions of dollars of weapons behind, I promise they’re going to be used against your grandchild and mine someday.”