This previous Monday, WNBA star Brittney Griner despatched a letter to the White Home asking President Biden to assist with bringing her house. Now the White Home says President Biden and Vice President Harris have spoken to Brittney’s spouse Cherelle Griner following her letter.
In line with CNN, the White Home mentioned,
“The President known as Cherelle to reassure her that he’s working to safe Brittney’s launch as quickly as attainable, in addition to the discharge of Paul Whelan and different US nationals who’re wrongfully detained or held hostage in Russia and around the globe. He additionally learn her a draft of the letter the President is sending to Brittney Griner right this moment.”
The White Home continued to state that President Biden “supplied his assist to Cherelle and Brittney’s household, and he dedicated to making sure they’re supplied with all attainable help whereas his administration pursues each avenue to convey Brittney house.”
As beforehand reported, on Monday an excerpt of Brittney’s letter to Biden was shared, and he or she mentioned, “I notice you’re coping with a lot, however please remember about me and the opposite detainees. Please do all you possibly can to convey us house. I voted for the primary time in 2020 and I voted for you. I imagine in you. I nonetheless have a lot good to do with my freedom which you can assist restore. I miss my spouse! I miss my household! I miss my teammates!”
Brittney, who’s presently on trial in Russia, is scheduled to seem in courtroom once more on Thursday.
She has been detained in Russia since late February after she was accused of getting vape cartridges with cannabis oil in her baggage. US officers declared her wrongfully detained again in Might. She faces as much as 10 years if convicted.
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