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Prominent Trump backer: America's atrocities are 'equal or worse' to what Saudi Arabia did to Khashoggi

On Tuesday, United Arab Emirates newspaper Gulf News reported that Tom Barrack, an ally of President Donald Trump, defended Saudi Arabia and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a panel in Abu Dhabi, by trying to change the subject to how bad the United States is.

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Congressional Republicans charge Trump with violating the law as he continues to cover up for the Saudi prince

When Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was brutally murdered and dismembered with a bone saw in the Saudi consulate, America reacted with horror. At the time, then-Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) and Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) triggered a Magnitsky Act investigation, requiring President Donald Trump to determine who is responsible.

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Saudi crown prince threatened to put 'a bullet' in slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi: report

The murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018 provoked horror and outrage. And the United States is getting closer to delivering answers.

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'A very good ally': Trump still refuses to disavow Saudi crown prince after Khashoggi killing

On Tuesday, Reuters interviewed President Donald Trump. And when the subject came around to Saudi Arabia, the president was sickeningly unwilling to disavow the Saudi crown prince's involvement in the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. In fact, he voiced his full-throated support for both the prince and the nation:

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Internet applauds TIME’s choice of Jamal Khashoggi as a ‘Person of the Year’: He exposed 'utter moral bankruptcy'

TIME has just announced its "Person of the Year": Jamal Khashoggi, the assassinated Washington Post journalist, and other journalists, the magazine says, including the Capital Gazette, Maria Ressa, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo. The cover story reads, "The Guardians and the War on Truth."

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How to bust the Trump cover-up: US could prosecute Khashoggi’s killers

The evidence against the perpetrators of Jamal Khashoggi’s killers is strong and getting stronger.

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CIA Director Gina Haspel finally addresses key senators in closed-door briefing on Jamal Khashoggi killing

CIA Director Gina Haspel held a closed-door briefing today in Washington, DC, addressing several senators on the killing of Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. And comments from Sen. Lindsey Graham, who attended the briefing, underscore the divide between some GOP senators and the Trump Administration on the murder of Khashoggi—who was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on October 2.

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Here's a key sign that the CIA has turned on the Saudis

Glenn Greenwald has described Washington Post columnist David Ignatius as an “all-but-official CIA media spokesman”; Adam Johnson of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) criticizes Ignatius for “breathlessly updating U.S. readers on the token, meaningless public relations gestures that the Saudi regime—and, by extension, Ignatius—refer to as ‘reforms.’”

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Jared Kushner pushed State and Defense Department officials to inflate Saudi arms deal to $110 billion: report

With the CIA alleging that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, a.k.a. MBS, ordered the killing of Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi—an accusation the Saudi royal family flatly denies—President Donald Trump issued an official statement last week in support of the U.S.’ alliance with Saudi Arabia. Trump, in his statement, adamantly rejected any type of sanctions against the Saudi government, asserting that it is unclear exactly what happened with Khashoggi and that the U.S.’ alliance with Saudi Arabia is too important economically and militarily to jeopardize. But according to ABC News, the $110 billion figure Trump has cited in relation to potential profits from arms sales to Saudi Arabia is seriously exaggerated—a figure that Jared Kusher, Trump’s son-in-law and a White House senior advisor, has been pushing aggressively.

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'On the brink of a complete meltdown': Conservative columnist argues Trump's growing incoherence is driving away his political allies

Signs are emerging that President Donald Trump's political coalition may be weakening.

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GOP senator says Trump is 'siding with the Saudis' by pushing false claim CIA doesn't know if crown prince ordered Khashoggi’s killing

Republican Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) on Sunday pushed back on Donald Trump’s assertion that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) did not conclude that Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was involved in the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.

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