White House: Biden Read Griner Letter

(Washington, DC) — The White House press secretary says President Biden has read an emotional letter from WNBA star Brittney Griner, who remains behind bars in Russia. Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters the President is committed to bringing home all Americans who are imprisoned overseas. In her letter to the President, Griner said she’s “terrified” she may be held in Russian custody “forever.” Jean-Pierre also noted that Griner’s wife has spoken with Secretary of State Antony Blinken and National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan.


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