Joe Biden heads to Camp David for the weekend as Jill is spotted wearing a walking boot and crutch | Daily Mail Online

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden left Friday from Delaware for a weekend at Camp David, as the president’s planned withdrawal from Afghanistan is becoming a crisis.

  • President Biden and first lady Jill Biden left Friday afternoon from Delaware for a long weekend at Camp David
  • Biden left and is set to stay until Wednesday while his planned withdrawal from Afghanistan turns into a crisis
  • Taliban fighters are closing in on Kabul, while 3,000 American troops are expected to arrive this weekend 
  • They have been sent in to help evacuate some US personnel from the Kabul embassy as situation deteriorates 
  • The White House said the president had been briefed about ‘the ongoing efforts to safely drawdown the civilian footprint in Afghanistan’  
  • A memo sent to embassy staff told them to prepare to destroy sensitive documents and computers  
  • The first lady was spotted with a walking boot and crutch, marking the first time she’s been seen publicly since she injured her foot on a Hawaii beach 
  • On Friday the insurgents claimed Kandahar, the country’s second biggest city, Herat, close to the Iranian border, and Ghazni, on the road south from Kabul 

Source: Joe Biden heads to Camp David for the weekend as Jill is spotted wearing a walking boot and crutch | Daily Mail Online