Jailed Marine's Mom: 'My Heart is Breaking

Photo Credit: WND

Photo Credit: WND

For weeks, the mother of a U.S. Marine who made a wrong turn at the Mexican border and ended up over the international boundary has waited for President Obama to respond to a petition on behalf of Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, 25.

Without results.

Even though the threshold for a response of 100,000 signatures at a White House petition website was reached.

In fact, the number of signatures was surging past 130,000.

So when the question about presidential intervention in Tahmooressi’s case was brought up at a press availability with White House press secretary Josh Earnest, hopes were raise again.

But only briefly.

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