Morning Greatness: Taliban Offered U.S. Control of Kabul, Biden Turned It Down

Good Monday morning.

Here is what’s on 46 schedule today:

  • 9:30am The President receives the President’s Daily Brief
  • 10am The President and The Vice President meet with their national security team to receive intelligence, security, and diplomatic updates on the evolving situation in Afghanistan
  • 1:30pm Press briefing with Jen Psaki

46:
REPORT: Taliban’s Afghanistan Co-Founder Offered To Let US Take Control Of Kabul — Biden Admin Said No
Multiple Afghan relatives, including children, killed in US strike in Kabul: report
Rockets fired at Kabul airport, reportedly intercepted by anti-missile system
‘Miracles Happened:’ Afghan Special Forces Member Details Harrowing Escape From Afghanistan
Biden directs DHS to take lead on resettling Afghan refugees
Seven Afghans Who Arrived In Germany ‘Forged Documents,’ According To Authorities
CNN: Biden’s Agencies Bringing Afghans ‘With No Documents Whatsoever’ to U.S.
Democrats Demand Reparations and Open Borders for Afghan Migrants
Sullivan, Blinken warn of ‘exceedingly dangerous moment’ in Afghanistan
Biden refuses to take Afghanistan question, walks away after offering to take questions at FEMA
Biden visits FEMA headquarters as Ida slams New Orleans
Obama education secretary excoriated for likening anti-maskers to Kabul suicide bombers in tweet
Former Afghanistan ambassador to US: Afghan women ‘are in a state of panic’
Chinese Foreign Minister Encouraged Secretary Of State Blinken To ‘Positively Guide’ Taliban
Congressmen secretly visit Kabul, blast war as ‘failure upon failure’
Biden Administration Mounts Losses in Supreme Court
This fool. Romney blames both Biden and Trump for crisis in Afghanistan
Sleeping? Biden Appears To Look Down During Meeting With Israeli PM, Prompting Blowback

Civil unrest:
Federal Use of Facial Recognition Technology Expanding: GAO Report
Marchers across US call on Congress to bolster voting rights

Coronavirus news:
100,000 more people could die by December, Fauci says. But it is still possible to turn it around
Getting very ill with COVID-19 is like rattlesnake bite: study
Fauci ‘sticking with’ Covid-19 booster shot recommendations
Gottlieb says Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine could be approved for children by early winter
Texas anti-mask movement leader dies of COVID-19
3rd conservative radio host who condemned vaccines dies of Covid
EU to recommend reinstating Covid-related travel restrictions on US, reports say
New Zealand reports 1st virus vaccine death

Other morsels:
ABC News President Requests Independent Investigation into Sexual Assault Claims
Actor Ed Asner, TV’s blustery Lou Grant, dies at 91
North Korean nuclear reactor used for plutonium production appears active, IAEA says
Hurricane Ida causes widespread devastation in Louisiana, New Orleans in the dark

And that’s all I’ve got, now go beat back the angry mob!

About Liz Sheld

Liz Sheld is the senior news editor at American Greatness. She is a veteran political strategist and pollster who has worked on campaigns and public interest affairs. Liz has written at Breitbart and The Federalist, as well as at PJ Media, where she wrote "The Morning Briefing." In her spare time, she shoots sporting clays and watches documentaries.

Photo: KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -- AUGUST 29, 2021: Taliban fighters secure the outer perimeter, alongside the American controlled side of of the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021. (MARCUS YAM / LOS ANGELES TIMES)

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