A Southern California congressman barred from Afghanistan

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Rep. Rohrabacher joined KCRW’s Steve Chiotakis on the phone from Qatar. He explained that he got the news while aboard a U.S. military plane headed for Afghanistan. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton asked him to cancel his trip, due to Mr. Karzai’s request. Rep. Rohrabacher has advocated the U.S. involving the former Northern Alliance factions in Karzai’s central government.