The President’s praise for MBS, the man who US intel says ordered or authorized the heinous murder of a WaPo columnist & Saudi dissident, sends the wrong message to the world. It’s past time for Congress & the administration to impose sanctions for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
Trump took Vladimir Putin at his word on Russian election interference.
He took MBS at his word over the brutal murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
And today in Hanoi he took Kim Jong Un at his word over the death of Otto Warmbier.
Breaking: Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of a "deliberate, premeditated execution," and Saudi Arabia was responsible, UN investigation into his death concludes. Khashoggi was injected with a sedative and his head then put inside a plastic bag suffocating him, it found.
I am sick and outraged over the murder of journalist and American permanent resident Jamal Khashoggi. The President and his administration have failed to uphold their duty to the Constitution and to the rule of law by turning a blind-eye to this demonic act.
Seven months ago, Jamal Khashoggi walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul for marriage papers while his fiancee waited outside. He was brutally murdered & dismembered by Saudi agents & never seen again. Today is #WorldPressFreedomDay We will continue to cover this story.
Five months ago, Jamal Khashoggi entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul for marriage papers & was murdered by Saudi agents. His body has still not been found & WH has still not delivered mandated report to Congress on who was responsible. We continue to cover this story.
INTERESTING TIMING: A member of the Saudi Royal Air Force who was one of the 15 Saudis allegedly involved in the killing of JAMAL KHASHOGGI has died in a car accident in Riyadh, according to a Turkish media report.