Who calls shots? Biden rises eyebrows as he says he was instructed to call on reporter

Biden says he was 'instructed' to call on reporter at press conference

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Joe Biden said he had been “instructed” to call on reporters from a list drawn up for him at an emergency press conference following the deadly terror attacks in Afghanistan. However, critics reacted in fury to Biden’s remarks, questioning “who is in charge” of the White House. Speaking at the conference for the first time after what are believed to have been ISIS-K terror attacks, Joe Biden said: We will find them, we will get them out.

“Ladies and gentlemen, they gave me a list here.

Critics have reacted in absolute fury to President Biden’s remarks.

The Spectator contributor Stephen Miller wrote: “He is not in charge.

“Who instructed him to call on the reporter? Who’s really in charge?

On Thursday, two bombs struck at the heart of Kabul, setting off an explosion outside Kabul Airport and another at the nearby Baron Hotel, where British troops had been processing applications for visas to the UK.


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At least 150 people were also wounded in the attack.

President Biden has promised to “hunt down” the terrorists responsible for two suicide bombings at Kabul airport. 

Vice President Kamala Harris canceled her plan to campaign for California Democratic Governor Gavin Newsroom, who is facing a recall election on September 14, on her way home from a trip to Asia, and will instead return to Washington, her staff said.

White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters Biden was sticking to his Tuesday pullout target for withdrawing US forces, saying he was doing so on the advice of military advisers concerned about more attacks.

Ms Psaki said Biden was working to get out every American who wanted out by the deadline.

“Our commitment to them does not end,” she said.

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