President Joe Biden drew strong criticism Sunday from Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, for the decision to withdraw the troops from Afghanistan.

McCaul, the top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, has argued that the Taliban is set to take over the country once U.S. armed forces exit and that the Taliban's presence will threaten the stability of the country. He also said Biden will have to own up to the violence that occurs after the withdrawal is complete. 

“We’re going dark in Afghanistan, and there is going to be consequences long term for this. President Biden is going to own these images,” McCaul said in a "Fox News Sunday" interview.

McCaul noted the remaining 650 remaining soldiers stationed at the U.S. embassy in Afghanistan, which he equated to the fall of the Alamo in 1836. 

“I’m from Texas. At the Alamo we had 250 Texans fight 5,000 Mexicans, it didn’t end there so well. I think the odds are worse in Afghanistan,” he said. 

McCaul also said “a vacuum is going be filled with terrorists,” and that “nobody thought this was a good idea.” 

He supports a permanent presence in Afghanistan to prevent any further damage from being done to the country, and that leaving the region “is not going to have a good ending.” 

McCaul criticized the lack of planning by the Biden administration.

“If you fail to plan, you plan to fail," he said.

Jonathan Schroden, an expert at the Center for Naval Analyses, told NPR in June that the Taliban have gained some strength. 

"Things have gotten notably worse over the last year," Schroden says. "What you're seeing the Taliban do now is not just taking rural areas, but taking rural areas that are increasingly closer to significant cities, provincial capitals, for example, and effectively surrounding them and also cutting the roads that connect to them."

In April, former President Donald Trump praised the decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan after Biden said he planned to withdraw the troops by a Sept. 11 deadline.

Last week, U.S. armed forced left Bagram Air Base, a hub of U.S. forces in Kabul, Afghanistan, after 20 years of war that many U.S. officials described as unwinnable and carried a price tag of about $2 trillion.

According to Brown University's Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, "about 241,000 people have been killed in the Afghanistan and Pakistan war zone since 2001. More than 71,000 of those killed have been civilians."

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki rebuked McCaul’s comments saying the war in Afghanistan “is not a winnable war,” and that the U.S. government is prepared to hand over the government in Kabul. 

“We’ve been in that war for 20 years,” Biden said when he was asked whether or not the Afghan government could resist Taliban forces. “I think they have the ability to sustain the government." 

Biden had said negotiations with the Taliban have recently stalled but are expected to resume.