Biden Commits To Brittney Griner & Paul Whelan’s Families To Bring Them Home Safely

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President Joe Biden met with family members of WNBA star Brittney Griner and former Marine Paul Whelan — both detained in Russia — and reaffirmed the commitment of the U.S. government to bring them home. The meeting was held at the White House last Friday. Griner’s wife, Cherelle Griner, and Whelan’s sister, Elizabeth Whelan, met separately with the president at the Oval Office, according to a White House statement. “The President held the meetings to reiterate his continued commitment to working through all available avenues to bring Brittney and Paul home safely,” read the statement. “He ask…

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