Joe Biden Remains Hiding at Camp David Amid Afghanistan Collapse: “I Might Address Nation in the Next Few Days”

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While hiding in Camp David, Joe Biden says he 'might' address the nation in the coming days

President Joe Biden has confirmed he will remain tucked away and hidden at Camp David this week, even though the Taliban have seized complete control of Afghanistan.

The president’s daily guidance for Monday suggests that Biden will remain at Camp David for at least one more day, maybe more, with zero public events scheduled.

According to a senior administration official, Biden is considering addressing the country “in the next few days” if he feels up to it.  

Breitbart.com reports: It remains unclear whether Biden will speak from Camp David or return to the White House to deliver his speech, the reports noted. He was previously scheduled to remain at Camp David until Wednesday.

Biden has not spoken publicly on Afghanistan since Tuesday after expressing optimism that the leaders of the Afghan government would rally to defend their country.

“I think they’re beginning to realize they’ve got to come together politically at the top,” he said, referring to the leaders of Afghanistan.

Biden told reporters Tuesday he did not regret his decisions on Afghanistan, leaving the following day for the rest of his August vacation in Delaware before he shifted his vacation to Camp David on Friday.

From Camp David, Biden has monitored the crisis as the White House released photographs of the president speaking to aides remotely on social media.

On Saturday, the White House released a 600-word statement from Biden defending his decision to leave Afghanistan and blaming former President Donald Trump for empowering the Taliban.

On Sunday, the White House sent Secretary of State Tony Blinken to speak about the crisis on the Sunday cable and network news shows.

But Biden has remained off-camera as images and footage of the Taliban entering Kabul flooded onto various forms of media.

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