Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talks to NHJournal about his upcoming visit to promote school choice and parental empowerment, but he also talks at length about events in Afghanistan. “It’s the difference between American strength and American weakness,” Pompeo says of the Biden strategy.

And host Michael Graham asks why Democrats seem to believe that, now that the troops are out of Afghanistan, that the story will end? Isn’t it more likely that stories of Americans held hostage, allies being abused, etc. will continue for weeks, if not months?

It’s part of the larger question NHJournal has been asking for weeks: What are Democrats doing today to improve their chances of re-election in 2022?