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From President Donald J. Trump:

The president of the United States is supposed to be the leader of the free world. But President Joe Biden is now taking his directions from the Taliban.

On Tuesday, the Biden administration announced that it would not be extending its Aug. 31 deadline to pull American troops out of Afghanistan. There is no guarantee that all American citizens will have been evacuated by then, especially those who are outside Kabul.

Over the last few days, Americans have been horrified by accounts of the Taliban beating U.S. citizens. The Taliban and the chaos outside the airport prevented some U.S. citizens from reaching safety. The U.S. Embassy also sent conflicting messages about what U.S. citizens should do. Despite Mr. Biden’s assurances, even Democrats are openly acknowledging that if he insists on this timeline, people will be left behind.

“You’re not going to get everybody out,” said Rep. Brad Sherman, D-Calif., as reported by ABC News. “You may get the vast majority of American citizens out.”

That is obviously unacceptable.

Read the full article from the Las Vegas Review Journal here