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Two headlines from Breitbart - click for story:

Brittney Griner Released in Prisoner Swap for Notorious Russian Arms Dealer Viktor Bout

Biden Leaves Marine Paul Whelan Behind in Russia in Brittney Griner Swap; Family: ‘Catastrophe’

Griner hates America, Bout hates America, Whelan loves America
Notice a trend here...  And of course, this happened after the November mid-term elections.

UPDATE:  Additional coverage from the London Daily Mail:

Saudi Crown Prince brokered deal to swap WNBA star Brittney Griner for Merchant of Death arms dealer Viktor Bout - who walked past each other on UAE airport tarmac - two days after America dropped Khashoggi lawsuit against the Saudi leader

    • WNBA star Brittney Griner has been released from a Russian penal colony
    • The Biden Administration struck a deal for a prisoner swap with the Kremlin
    • The United States is returning arms dealer Viktor Bout back to Russia
    • President Joe Biden said Griner was 'in good spirits' while on a plane home during remarks at the White House on Thursday morning
    • American military veteran Paul Whelan remains in detention, which Biden noted
    • GOP Rep. Mike Waltz accused White House of putting 'celebrities over veterans'


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