White House defends calling Taliban ‘cooperative and businesslike’ in negotiations on Americans leaving

[ad_1] The White House said the Taliban have been “businesslike and professional” in their dealings on allowing Americans to leave Afghanistan, calling the dialogue “cooperative” and casting it as a “positive first step.”  The U.S. government said it facilitated the safe evacuation of American citizens and lawful permanent residents from …

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Psaki won’t say if Biden wrong to declare victory over COVID in July

[ad_1] White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Thursday wouldn’t say if President Biden was “overconfident” in declaring victory against COVID-19 in July. Psaki was pressed during Thursday’s press briefing on whether Biden was too confident a few months ago, prompting Psaki to sidestep the question.  “This is an evolving virus, a smart virus …

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Flight from Kabul with Americans on board lands in Qatar

[ad_1] A flight with American citizens and lawful permanent residents that departed Afghanistan on Thursday safely landed in Qatar, the White House confirmed, adding that the Taliban was “cooperative” in the effort. The flight which departed Kazul’s Hamid Karzai International Airport was chartered through Qatar Airways. The White House said …

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