'What about Brittney Griner?' After Trevor Reed's release, questions swirl over fate of WNBA star
Trevor Reed's release from Russian imprisonment was met with applause and fanfare Wednesday, but raised questions, and some outrage,
The 31-year-old Griner was arrested in February after Russian officials said they found vape cartridges containing oil derived from cannabis in her luggage at an airport near Moscow
News of the U.S.-Russia prisoner exchange that freed Reed, a 30-year-old former U.S. Marine from Texas, was met with mixed social media reactions.
Griner's wife, Cherelle Griner, said on Instagram that her "heart is overflowing with joy for The Reed Family.
I do not personally know them, but I do the pain of having your loved one detained in a foreign country.
On Twitter, one user remarked: "I’m so happy for Trevor Reed and his family! However, we need to do the same for Brittney Griner."
President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Antony Blinken shared statements Wednesday praising Reed's release and promising to prioritize bringing home Americans
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