Yesterday, it was reported that WNBA star Brittney Griner was sentenced to nine years in prison following the conclusion of her trial in Russia.

Griner reportedly brought cannabis into the country in February 2022, which led to her being detained. Since then, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have issued statements on the conviction of Griner. Biden said:

Kamala Harris took to Twitter and spoke on the matter, saying: