On Sept. 16, Head Of State Joe Biden consulted with Cherelle Griner, the better half of Brittney Griner, as the WNBA celebrity stays apprehended in Russia.
In a declaration to E! Information, White Residence Press Assistant Karine Jean-Pierre shared that both satisfied in the Oval Workplace, where Head Of State Biden stated his “proceeded dedication to overcoming all offered methods to bring Griner residence securely.”
That very same day, Biden likewise satisfied individually with Elizabeth Whelan, the sibling of Paul Whelan, an additional American that has actually been apprehended in Russia given that 2018 and also is offering a 16-year sentence.
“The Head of state valued the chance to get more information regarding Brittney and also Paul from those that enjoy them most, and also recognized that every min they are being held is a min as well long,” the declaration checked out. “All of us appreciate the nerve of the Whelan and also Griner households when faced with these unbelievable conditions, and also we stay fully commited to rejoining them with their enjoyed ones.”
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