President Joe Biden responded to widespread criticism of his exit from Afghanistan after visiting the 9/11 memorial for Flight 93 in Pennsylvania.
“I get it, a lot more direct attacks on me … I’m a big boy, I’ve been doing this a long time,” Biden said to reporters during his visit.
The president appeared keenly aware of his plummeting polling numbers after his disastrous exit from Afghanistan that led to the deaths of 13 service members.
Biden reminded the media that 77 percent of Americans supported the idea, even though they did not agree with the way that he did it.
“It’s hard to explain to anybody, how else could we get out,” he said, arguing that it would have been a difficult effort no matter what he did.
He repeated that his agenda was still popular, despite his poor job approval ratings.
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