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We can think people are North Korea and seeing reporters all over the world and going back up being higher -- the world we bring one of our own home.
Just one just one guy who's not even.
Miles from the border.
-- -- a play from in McDonough he was arrested in Mexico along with the US marine who took his grandfather's antique rifle across the border.
-- that was back in August in spent only three days in prison.
But John -- is still in a Mexican prison even changed to his bed in this picture and tonight.
The family of this marine says they are being stonewalled and it -- CUS government that's doing it just different and as a friend of the heck.
Camera family joins is nice to see -- just and just -- I understand you've made contact with the State Department on more than one occasion on behalf of a John hammer.
That's right Greta.
What do the State Department tell you.
They you know they gave me another toe the company line you know Mexico's a sovereign nation.
There's nothing that we can do it needs to go -- the judicial system.
They have not been very helpful.
I did talk to more than one person the State Department.
Yes I spoke to I believe it was -- case worker.
John long actually and done.
He was you know telling me that they're doing everything they can -- as far as making sure that you know that he is fed.
On the net you know that he not be changed to a bad.
I was -- it had some conflicting reports on not.
And he's he's -- ethylene you know they haven't been as helpful as we like them to -- As I understand it he cross the US border into Mexico win this -- told the -- authorities that he had this rifle.
He was in arrested because it said that the barrel is too short on the rifle -- -- -- of dispute on how the rifle barrel was measured.
Has anybody come not in you know -- -- in Mexico to say that this was a lawful gun and Mexico.
Well as I understand the in -- -- military.
Wrote a letter that was given to the judge and prosecutors stating that this weapon is -- All restricted.
Are solely for the use the military meaning it's not -- that they look -- as as a as a threat.
So you've got a situation where the no Mexican military says this gun is essentially go.
You've got a young man -- to a bed at a US marine.
And who who who told them about the gun and you've got a US State Department that's just looking the other way even though -- -- -- -- -- every night.
Libya managed to get their killer of 270 plus sun pan am 103 at -- convicted of all those murders -- a Scottish jail to go -- to -- we can't help this one marine come home.
Well Greta I'm hoping that.
The administration as well as watching this tonight and and just understands that we are.
-- we were tiny patients and and go through all the steps.
But I enough is enough you know we just want him home and you know hopefully it's being being handled -- Behind the scenes and and he'll come home soon.
I hope so too Jessica thanks for joining us.
Thank you for having me Greta.
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