President Biden is once again scheduled to head home to Delaware Saturday, as thousands of Americans and Afghan allies remain stranded in Afghanistan following the Taliban’s takeover last weekend.
The White House announced that Biden would leave for Wilmington around midday following a meeting with his national security team to get updated on the situation. Vice President Kamala Harris, who was traveling to Southeast Asia, is expected to attend virtually.
As of late Friday evening, Biden had no public events scheduled for Saturday or Sunday.
The president was originally scheduled to take a long weekend with an early-afternoon departure from the White House on Friday. But the White House said he changed his mind.
He gave an address on the status of the chaotic evacuations from Hamid Karzai International Airport outside Kabul on Friday afternoon.
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