Lawmakers and Americans alike are still reeling from the chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan, a process that cost 13 U.S. service members their lives and left many Americans and allies behind under Taliban rule. While the administration accomplished its mission of pulling U.S. troops out of Afghanistan by August 31st, the evacuation missions that followed drew heavy criticism. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is expected to testify before the House Foreign Affairs and Senate Foreign Relations committees next week to answer questions about the process and results of the Afghanistan withdrawal. Republican Senator Rick Scott of Florida joins to explain why he is pushing for a formal investigation into how the pullout of Afghanistan went so wrong and his lack of confidence in President Biden’s decision-making. Sen. Scott also explains how he and his fellow Republicans plan to oppose what they call “wasteful spending ” that congressional Democrats are planning.
The Delta variant of COVID-19 has proven to be an especially contagious strain of coronavirus, infecting Americans throughout the country as we approach 1,500 COVID-19 deaths per day. Later this week, President Biden is set to give a press conference addressing the drastic shift the U.S. is seeing on COVID-19 and is expected to lay out the next phase of the nation’s pandemic response. With fall approaching, Professor of Surgery and Health Policy at Johns Hopkins and Fox News Medical Contributor, Dr. Marty Makary joins to break down how the Delta became the dominant COVID-19 variant, why studies are showing that vaccines provide more immunity if administered over a longer period of time, which Americans will need a COVID booster and the facts surrounding the controversial antiparasitic drug Ivermectin.
Plus, commentary by Jimmy Failla, host of “Fox Across America.”