Trump tweets 'welcome home' to Aya Hijazi

Politics 4/21/2017, 10:32 PM
Trump tweets 'welcome home' to Aya Hijazi

United States President Donald Trump tweeted on Friday a welcome home message to Aya Hijazi, an Egyptian American charity worker who had been imprisoned in Cairo for three years.

"WELCOME HOME, AYA! #GodBlessTheUSA," the president wrote and posted an American flag emoji and a video about Hijazi's return to the US. The tweet was posted on Trump's personal account, as well as the official presidential Twitter account.

Earlier in the day, Trump welcomed Hijazi in the White House.

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