U.S. Reps Meet Brittney Griner for 1st Time Since Arrest, Give Update
Brittney Griner to be “in good condition” after the embassy was granted consular access to Griner, according to State Department spokesperson Ned Price.In an interview with CNN on Wednesday, Price said the embassy official was granted access to Griner on Tuesday. It’s the first time official government access has been given to Griner since being detained by Russian authorities in February."We were able to check on her condition, we will continue to work very closely with her legal team, with her broader network, to see to it that she is treated fairly," Price told CNN."Our official found Brittney Griner to be in good condition and we will continue to do everything we can to see to it that she is treated fairly throughout this ordeal," he said. Griner is a two-time Olympic gold medalist and plays for the WBNA's Phoenix Mercury.