Biden is sticking with Aug. 31 deadline for leaving Afghanistan

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 4:47pm

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President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that the US will keep the Aug. 31 deadline for completing the pullout from Afghanistan. G-7 leaders held an emergency meeting on Tuesday morning and had requested an extension. The Taliban are insisting that the American military completes its mission at the Kabul airport by the end of August. Host Marco Werman has the latest.