President Biden Remarks on Taliban Takeover of Afghanistan

President Biden spoke about military efforts to evacuate Americans and Afghans in Afghanistan after the Taliban seized control. After announcing that approximately… read more

President Biden spoke about military efforts to evacuate Americans and Afghans in Afghanistan after the Taliban seized control. After announcing that approximately 18,000 people had been evacuated since July, including 13,000 since evacuation operations began on August 14, the president said that “any American who wants to come home, we will get you home.” He later said that “this evacuation mission is dangerous,” and that he could not guarantee the outcome. close

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President Biden Remarks on Taliban Takeover of Afghanistan

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Program ID:
514188-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
East Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 20, 2021 | 1:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Aug 21, 2021 | 6:30am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Aug 20, 2021 | 1:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 20, 2021 | 1:50pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 20, 2021 | 3:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 20, 2021 | 5:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 20, 2021 | 6:22pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 20, 2021 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 20, 2021 | 10:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 21, 2021 | 12:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 21, 2021 | 4:29am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 21, 2021 | 6:30am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 22, 2021 | 11:32am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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