It was up to CENTCOM’s Gen. Kenneth McKenzie to address the press today and call an official end to the U.S. military presence in Afghanistan. The commander-in-chief did issue a statement Monday praising the “unparalleled results” of the airlift of Afghan refugees and American citizens. We always knew the Biden administration would frame this bug-out as a great victory, even though President Biden assured us we wouldn’t be seeing images like those of the fall of Saigon.

The president will address the nation Tuesday afternoon.

He’ll reportedly address the hundreds of Americans who weren’t able to make it to the airport for those last flights out before the Taliban’s deadline, saying that it was a unanimous recommendation.

Is he busy with something else this afternoon, because this is kind of big news.