American Aid Worker, Release Secured by Trump Officials, Leaves Egypt (via NY Times)

An American woman and her Egyptian husband who had been imprisoned by the Egyptian government for three years arrived at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland late Thursday and will visit President Trump at the White House on Friday.

Aya Hijazi and Mohamed Hassanein were among the group of six aid workers who were locked up in 2014 over allegations of child abuse and trafficking charges.

After years of failed negotiations by the Obama administration, a family member of the couple credited Trump with "personally" stepping in to free him and his wife, as well as the four others

The complete story from The New York Times here > American Aid Worker, Release Secured by Trump Officials, Leaves Egypt

WEST PALM BEACH, FL - MARCH 17:  President Donald Trump his wife Melania Trump arrive together on Air Force One at the Palm Beach International Airport to spend part of the weekend at Mar-a-Lago resort on March 17, 2017 in West Palm Beach, Florida. President Trump has made numerous trips to his Florida home since the inauguration.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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