U.S. President Joe Biden held a virtual meeting on Tuesday with G7 leaders to discuss the best way to evacuate people from Afghanistan.
Biden has been criticized by allies for the way American troops are being withdrawn from the country – and also criticized here in the U.S.. Some politicians in the Republican Party are even considering an impeachment process, calling him unfit to be president.
Biden spoke about the situation in Afghanistan and said that every American who wants to leave the country will be able to do so before the August 31st deadline. Caroline Malone has details.
- Frank Sesno is the Director of Strategic Initiatives at George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs.
- John Sitilides is a Geopolitical Strategist at Trilogy Advisors.
- Atiba Madyun is the President and Founder of Party Politics U.S.
- Adam Weinstein is a Research Fellow at Quincy Institute and a former U.S. Marine deployed to Afghanistan.
BREAKING: President Biden decides to stick with the August 31 deadline for withdrawing troops from Afghanistan but asks for contingency plans https://t.co/ySycw7uTOV
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Jen Psaki expects "there could be some" Americans left in Afghanistan after the evacuation deadline of August 31st. pic.twitter.com/Egq7LyDVk5
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