BREAKING: US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says he will not attend the Future Investment Initiative summit in Saudi Arabia, after calls for him to pull out of the conference over #JamalKhashoggi 's disappearance
Treasury Sec. Steve Mnuchin, previously scheduled to attend financial summit in Saudi Arabia next week, pulled out Thursday, writing on Twitter: "Just met with Pres. Trump and Sec. Mike Pompeo, and we have decided I will not be participating..."
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin will not attend the Future Investment Initiative summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as questions linger about journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Mnuchin and White House press secretary Sarah Sanders announced on Twitter Thursday.
NEW: Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin will not attend the Future Investment Initiative summit in Saudi Arabia, says on Twitter, amid flurry of unanswered questions about Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance and alleged murder
"We are concerned about what is the status of Mr Khashoggi... (but) I am planning on going at this point," Treasury Sec Steve Mnuchin plans to attend a Saudi investment conference, despite concerns over the disappearance of prominent a Saudi journalist.