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Statement by U.S. Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel on the Greg Kelly Verdict
March 3, 2022

We are relieved that the legal process has concluded, and Mr. and Mrs. Kelly can return home. While this has been a long three years for the Kelly family, this chapter has come to an end. He and Dee can begin their next chapter in Tennessee.

As I said in my Senate confirmation hearing, I have always approached this subject as a former U.S. congressman who knows what it means when you have a constituent in need. May the next phase of the Kelly family reunion bring joy and happiness.