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Biden hopes Putin will negotiate WNBA star Griner's release

Brittney Griner
Posted at 2:11 PM, Nov 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-09 17:06:03-05

WASHINGTON (AP) — WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden says he hopes Russian President Vladimir Putin will be more willing to negotiate the release of WNBA star Brittney Griner now that the U.S. midterm elections are over. Biden said in a news conference Wednesday that he is “determined to get her home” as well as others. He says, “My hope is that now that the election is over, that Mr. Putin will be able to discuss with us and be willing to talk more seriously about a prisoner exchange."