As the arguably disastrous U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan enters its final days, National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan told CBS News’ Ed O’Keefe that there were three hundred American citizens still to be evacuated from Afghanistan.
“There are a few hundred Americans left this weekend in Afghanistan that the State Department is aware of that want to get out of the country,” O’Keefe asked, apparently referencing the Biden administration rhetoric on those who need to be evacuated based on who “wants” to be evacuated. “Will they all get out by Tuesday?”
“What we are doing right now, Ed, is working one by one with those individuals and their families to direct them to a rally point near the airport to come into the airport and to get on the planes and go home,” Sullivan responded. “We have the capacity to have 300 Americans, which is roughly the number we think are remaining, come to the airport and get on planes in the