Republican senators split with Trump over murdered Saudi journalist

Republican senators split with Trump over murdered Saudi journalistTrump vowed last week to remain a “steadfast partner” of Saudi Arabia and said it was not clear whether Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman knew about the plan to kill Khashoggi last month at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. The president cast doubt on the CIA assessment that Crown Prince Mohammed ordered Khashoggi’s killing, telling reporters that the agency had not formed a definitive conclusion. It’s inconsistent with the intelligence I’ve seen,” which implicates the crown prince, Republican Senator Mike Lee said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” He cited the Khashoggi killing as another reason why he has pushed against helping Saudi Arabia’s war effort in Yemen.



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