White House: Biden read letter from detained basketball player Griner

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. basketball player Brittney Griner attends a court hearing in Khimki

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden has read a letter from WNBA star Brittney Griner, who has been detained in Russia for more than four months, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said on Tuesday.

Griner wrote a letter, sent by her representatives to the White House, appealing to Biden for help to bring her home. https://reut.rs/3Io3Qhd

(Reporting by Trevor Hunnicutt and Nandita Bose in Washington; Editing by Mark Porter)