White House Holds Daily Press Briefing White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki declined to answer on Tuesday whether the Biden administration would commit to keeping U.S. troops on the ground in Afghanistan past August 31, 2021, if there are still American citizens trying to get out of the country.
“I know we all tried to ask Jake this question, but can you offer any guarantee to the Americans and Afghan allies that if they remain there past the end of the month, U.S. troops will help them evacuate past the end of the month?” a reporter asked.
“Our focus right now […]
.@PressSec is asked if U.S. will can guarantee to Americans and allies in Afghanistan that if they remain there past the end of the month, American troops will help them evacuate:
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— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) August 17, 2021