WaPo: Trump asks Syrian government to ‘work with us’ to free journalist who disappeared

Marc and Debra Tice hold up photos of their son, Austin Tice, during a press conference in Beirut on July 20, 2017.
Marc and Debra Tice hold up photos of their son, Austin Tice, during a press conference in Beirut on July 20, 2017. (Bilal Hussein/AP)

From Carol Morello March 19, 2020 at 3:51 p.m. EDT:

In a glimmer of hope for an American taken hostage in Syria more than seven years ago, President Trump said Thursday he is “working very hard with Syria” to free Austin Tice, a freelance journalist from Texas.