NJ Spotlight News

Biden defends decision to end war in Afghanistan

Clip: 08/31/2021 | 4m 54s | Video has closed captioning.

On Tuesday, President Biden defended his decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, saying he was not “going to extend this forever war.” Biden thanked service members; he said that 90% of Americans who wanted to leave were able to do so. For those who remain in Afghanistan, the president pledging there is no deadline to helping them get out, if they so choose.

Aired: 08/31/21

Rating: NR

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