‘Thankful To Be Safely Home’: Pastor Brunson, Freed From Detention, Arrives In U.S.

Andrew Brunson, seen here in July, arrives at his house flanked by Turkish officials in Izmir, Turkey. The newly freed U.S. pastor arrived Saturday on American soil, and he met President Trump at the White House.

Andrew Brunson’s arrest in Turkey raised tension between the two longtime allies. Now, the pastor has returned — and President Trump greeted him Saturday at the White House.

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