"Looking forward to seeing Joshua Holt this evening in the White House", he tweeted.
Holt was arrested on weapons charges almost two years ago, after going to Venezuela in 2016 to marry a woman he met online while looking for Spanish-speaking Mormons to help him learn the language.
US officials say the charges against Holt were politically motivated.
Finally, through the Senate office of Senator Orrin Hatch and the State Department, the Maduro government relented and released Josh and his wife from custody. On Tuesday, Venezuela ejected the top United States diplomat in the country. When the once-unimaginable voyage resumed Holt had a big smile on his face, Corker told Trump in an Oval Office meeting Saturday night surrounded by the Utah man and his family.
RIVERTON (News4Utah) - As Josh Holt anxiously awaits for his return to Utah with his Venezuelan wife and step-daughter, the city of Riverton is preparing for their homecoming.
The Venezuelan government said Holt and his wife were freed in a goodwill gesture to the USA, a measure that surprised some knowing the combative history between the two nations. "Sanctions continue until democracy returns to Venezuela", Pence said in a tweet.
Other members of Congress expressed their elation over Holt's release. "That was a tough situation", Trump told Josh Holt, who sat to his right.
A source familiar with the issue who asked to remain anonymous said there was no quid pro quo or agreement to ease USA sanctions tied to Holt's release, and that Trump was not involved in the final negotiations.
In a harrowing recent Facebook post, Holt pleaded for help and for his life, from a Caracas jail. "I need your help to get me out of this place", Holt said in the video.
Holt was arrested on weapons charged during a trip to Venezuela to marry a woman he'd met on a website to practice Spanish.
"We thank you for your collaboration during this time of anguish", Holt's family said in a statement to The Associated Press on Saturday. Police allegedly found a cache of weapons and evidence he was involved in the assassination plot of a Venezuelan official.
'We just want you to know that when you look over your tenure in the Presidency, this is one of the many great things you're doing.
But US officials immediately squelched any suggestion that punitive measures against Venezuela would be eased after the release of Joshua Holt, 26, and his wife Thamara Caleno.
After being sworn in for a new six-year term this week - in a vote condemned by the U.S.as a "sham" after the main opposition parties boycotted it - Maduro called for the release of some detained prisoners, without naming anyone specifically.
Stovall said lava spatter from one of the vents was forming a wall that was helping protect a nearby geothermal plant. The lava from the Kilauea volcano has destroyed around 50 homes and structures, 2,000 people remain evacuated.
It's win or go home for the Cleveland Cavaliers as they welcome the Boston Celtics into Quicken Loans Arena on Friday night. James finished with 26 points, 10 rebounds, and five assists but committed six turnovers and looked exhausted at times .
Another passerby told him: "We're all the same wherever we are". "We're a city in recovery and we've still got a long way to go". Later Tuesday, more than 3,000 singers from local choirs will come together to mark the anniversary in Albert Square.
She is believed to have contracted the virus when she was visiting her relative in Kasargod who died of the virus infection. It said that a detailed advisory, with preventive measures and common signs, would be issued soon.
Ebola is a highly infectious disease spread through contact with even small amounts of bodily fluid of an infected person. The health ministry said two new deaths have been tied to the cases, including one in a suburb of Mbandaka.
In a video posted to Twitter, the White House staff revealed whether they were hearing "Laurel" or "Yanny". "All I hear is Yanny". The word Yanny, the second frequency, has nearly exactly the same pattern as the L, R, L in Laurel.
Steve Kerr entered Game 6 confident of the Warriors' chances due to things he saw his team figure out in their Game 5 loss. Klay Thompson scored 35 points, Stephen Curry scored 29 and Kevin Durant added 23 as the Warriors rallied.
The result is expected to be close after a polarising campaign, but the latest polls suggest voters are ready to overturn the ban. Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar , who backs the reform, said he was taking nothing for granted as he voted in the capital.
If the first five games of the Eastern Conference Finals are any indication, the Game 6 result isn't hard to predict. Lue was more candid than was his usual custom after the game, opining that his superstar and meal ticket, L.
New Orleans under a Tropical Storm Watch ahead of Alberto
Alberto is projected to make landfall somewhere between the Florida Panhandle and southern Louisiana Monday morning. That system on Sunday and Monday likely will continue moving north and dumping heavy rains along the Gulf Coast.
The GDPR Is in Effect: Should U.S. Companies Be Afraid?
Max Schrems , the thorn in Facebook's side, has returned to launch the first challenges under the EU's new data protection laws. Furthermore, an individual can ask a company to now delete their personal information from their databases at their request.
Rockets' Chris Paul ruled out for Game 6 against Warriors
Now, Houston have an a massive chance to finally claim their first series lead in the Western Conference Finals over the Warriors. The Warriors have had as many or more turnovers as assists five times this season; two of those have come in their last 2 games.
President Trump Not Letting Up On "Spygate"
I hope - I mean, if you look at Clapper, he sort of admitted that they had spies in the campaign, yesterday, inadvertently. Over the weekend, the president demanded the Department of Justice to start an investigation into the matter.