The Evacuations Will Continue In Kabul Despite The Likelihood Of Another Attack

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President Biden bows his head in a moment of silence Thursday as he speaks about the situation in Afghanistan from the White House’s East Room.

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Biden meets Friday with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett in the White House Oval Office.

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Another Kabul Attack Is Likely, The U.S. Says. Here’s The Latest On Afghanistan

He repeated his call for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to reconvene Congress to pass a bill that would prohibit the White House from pulling U.S. troops from the region until all Americans are returned home.

The Republican leader sidestepped questions on calls from other Republicans, including Sens. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee and Josh Hawley of Missouri, for Biden to resign.

«Right now, in the next five days, everyone’s responsibility should only be focused on getting the Americans out. That is what we should focus on,» he said, while acknowledging there will be a «day of reckoning.»

«When that day passes, we can take up anything to hold [Biden] accountable for the actions that have been taken, the lies that have been given, the misdecisions that have put Americans in harm’s way.»

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