Biden painted a rosy picture today of the Taliban honoring its agreement to let Americans through to the Kabul airport, whereas his defense secretary told lawmakers something else:
#Afghanistan In a briefing with House lawmakers, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said The Taliban have beaten Americans in Kabul, and that it was “unacceptable”. @weijia @cbszak Contradicts what Biden said during his speech.@CBSNews
— Catherine Herridge (@CBS_Herridge) August 20, 2021
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