White House says Biden has read Brittney Griner’s letter pleading for help

The Guardian and other mainstream media are report that the Whitehouse has at least acknowledged publicly that they have read her letter ….

The Guardian says

  • Detained WNBA star wrote handwritten letter to US president
  • White House press secretary says: ‘This is very personal to him’

Brittney Griner’s appeal to US president Joe Biden in a handwritten letter continued to garner reaction Tuesday after the WNBA All-Star acknowledged she feared never returning home and asked Biden not “forget about me and the other American Detainees”.

Griner’s letter was delivered through her representatives to the White House on Monday and officials say the president has read it. However Griner’s wife, Cherelle, said Tuesday on a morning talk show that she hadn’t heard from Biden.

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre was asked repeatedly about Griner on Tuesday during the regular briefing. She said Biden read the letter, but she did not detail his reaction.

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