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Brittney Griner Family Biden to Meet

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The president is scheduled to meet with Griner's wife Cherelle and Whelan's sister Elizabeth.

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The White House is pushing for the release of Brittany Griner, who is under house arrest in Russia.

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President Joe Biden will meet with family members of star Brittany Griner and former Marine Paul Whelan on Friday.

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Brittany Griner's wife Cherelle and Whelan have a meeting with sister Elizabeth.

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This meeting will be separate and will be the first meeting between Biden and family members.

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The White House is in talks with Russian officials over the release of Griner and Paul.

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There was also talk of a deal for Griner's release but there was little sign of the administration's progress.

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