White House press secretary Jen Psaki tamped down expectations Tuesday about a meeting with President Joe Biden and Afghan refugees.
Before departing the White House to survey Hurricane Ida’s fallout in New York and New Jersey, Biden suggested to reporters that he’s “sure” he will soon meet with some of the Afghan refugees evacuated by the United States between Aug. 14 and Aug. 31.
“Well, they’re all over the country,” the president responded when asked if he has specific plans to meet with any of the more than 120,000 people evacuated after the Taliban recaptured Kabul. “I’m sure I’ll be seeing some of them.”
Asked if he plans to meet Afghan refugees, President Biden: “They are all over the country. I’m sure I will be seeing some of them”. pic.twitter.com/lMJCXogkRw
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