Trump: Crown prince ‘denied any knowledge’ of journalist’s fate | Trending News

2018-10-16T21:01:48+00:00 October 16th, 2018|

Trump Crown Prince denied any knowledge of journalists fate President Trump on Tuesday said Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman denied any knowledge of the fate of dissident journalists Jamal khashoggi but promised to expand an investigation into his disappearance answers will be forthcoming shortly the president tweeted Trump wrote that he spoke to Mohammed during a phone call that also included Secretary of State Mike Pompeo whom the president dispatched to Riyadh to meet with top Saudi officials just spoke with the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia who totally denied any knowledge of what…

Continue reading… ok place in their Turkish consulate Trump wrote Trump said Mohammed reassured US leaders the Saudi government has already started and will rapidly expend a full and complete investigation into this matter the comments marked the second time in two days Trump has vouched for Saudi Arabia’s denials of knowledge about the fate of Khashoggi who has not been seen since entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2nd Turkish officials have said Khashoggi a us-based writer who has been critical of the Saudi government was killed and dismembered inside the consulate Saudi officials initially denied that claim but are now reportedly weighing whether to say cushaw he was killed during a botched interrogation after speaking with Saudi King Salman on Monday Trump raised the possibility that rogue killers got to the journalist Pompeo met with the Saudi King Crown Prince and other top diplomats in the Saudi capital to discuss the case of khashoggi who has written for The Washington Post Kakashi’s disappearance has sparked a diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia and lawmakers have pressured Trump to punish the Kingdom which is one of the USS closest partners in the Middle East Senator Lindsey Graham rsz a trump ally vowed on Tuesday to sanction the hell out of Saudi Arabia while blaming Mohammed for cash Auggie’s disappearance this guy is a wrecking ball he had this guy murdered gram said to expect me to ignore it I feel used and abused Trump has promised to impose severe punishment if it is proven that Saudis were involved in cash AQIS apparent death but he has all but ruled out cancelling or suspending arms sales to the kingdom that he says sustain us jobs the president earlier Tuesday tonight claims he has waited to act because he has financial conflicts of interest with the Saudis a claim he called fake news amid the controversy the Trump administration on Tuesday rolled out new sanctions on Iran a chief regional rival of the Saudis and a longtime u.s. foe