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President Biden Meets With Brittney Griner’s Wife at White House as WNBA Star Remains in Prison – E! Online

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On Sept. 16, President Joe Biden met with Cherelle Griner, the spouse of Brittney Griner, because the WNBA star stays detained in Russia.

In a press release to E! News, White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre shared that the 2 met within the Oval Office, the place President Biden reiterated his “continued commitment to working through all available avenues to bring Griner home safely.”

That identical day, Biden additionally met individually with Elizabeth Whelan, the sister of Paul Whelan, one other American who has been detained in Russia since 2018 and is serving a 16-year sentence.

“The President appreciated the chance to study extra about Brittney and Paul from those who love them most, and acknowledged that each minute they’re being held is a minute too lengthy,” the assertion learn. “We all admire the courage of the Whelan and Griner families in the face of these unimaginable circumstances, and we remain committed to reuniting them with their loved ones.”

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