WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior Republican senator said he would try to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House lunch on Sunday to reconsider his order for a total U.S. military pullout from Syria and leave some U.S. troops there. U.S...
Senate Votes to
End Saudi Support
for Their War in Yemen The Senate approved
the resolution by
a vote of 56-41. It requires President Donald Trump
to withdraw troops in or "affecting"
Yemen within 30 days. Bernie Sanders, U.S. Senator (D., VT),..
According to Reuters, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defended the Trump administration’s handling of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Wednesday, stressing Saudi Arabia’s importance as a U.S. ally against Iran.
Senate Comes Together
Against Saudi Arabia on Khashoggi A bipartisan group of senators
introduced a symbolic resolution
that would blame Saudi Arabia
for the death of Jamal Khashoggi. The senators were led by
Republican Lindsey Graham
Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham slams Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as a "wrecking ball" and his Republican colleague Bob Corker agreed on Tuesday that MBS ordered the killing of U.S-based Saudi journalist Jamal..
Activists put up a fake “Khashoggi Way” road sign outside Washington’s Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia on December 4 in protest of the US government’s handling of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death. The sign was..
After CIA Director Gina Haspel briefed leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees on the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, lawmakers said they were even more confident that Crown Prince Mohammed bin..
Republicans Say 'Zero Question'
That Saudi Crown Prince
Ordered Khashoggi Killing Top U.S. Republicans made
the statement following a
briefing to senators by
CIA director Gina Haspel. Bob Corker, Senate Foreign Relations Chairman (R., TN), via..
After a briefing from CIA Director Gina Haspel, Sen. Lindsey Graham says there's a "smoking saw" that connects Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Wall Street Journal national security reporter Warren..
CIA Director Gina Haspel briefed a small group of senators on the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Senators left the meeting satisfied with what intelligence officials told them, but furious with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin..
Trump administration officials, including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, will brief all U.S. House of Representative lawmakers on the Saudi situation on Dec. 13, a source told Reuters on Tuesday. CIA Director Gina..
CIA Director Gina Haspel will give a closed briefing to leaders of several U.S. Senate committees on Tuesday on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to two sources familiar with the planned meeting. Zachary Goelman reports
Dignitaries and everyday Americans pay their respects to President George H.W. Bush. Also, congressional sources tell CBS News CIA Director Gina Haspel is expected to brief key senators today on the killing of Washington Post contributor Jamal..
CIA Director Gina Haspel will give a closed briefing to leaders of several U.S. Senate committees on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The CIA has assessed that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of Khashoggi,..
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Mike Pompeo were on Capitol Hill Wednesday to brief senators on U.S.-Saudi relations. But one person was conspicuously not in attendance: CIA director Gina Haspel. CBS News chief Congressional..
According to a report by Business Insider, on Wednesday, the White House refused to allow CIA Director Gina Haspel from attending a Senate briefing on Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder, a move that has prompted both confusion and accusations..