Trump said he was told by the prince that at least 13 people are being prosecuted over the death, which the president said was a “horrible” event
Some lawmakers were angry Haspel did not participate in a Senate briefing by Trump administration officials recently on Khashoggi’s death at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
Trump’s remarks echoed his controversial statement Tuesday saying of the conclusion binSalman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, “maybe he did and maybe he didn’t”.
The CIA has a recording of a phone call in which Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman gave instructions to “silence Jamal Kashoggi as soon as possible”, Turkish media said on Thursday.
CIA Director, Gina Haspel, heard an audio recording of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during her visit to Turkey, two sources told Reuters on Thursday.
“I am worried from the standpoint of an intelligence professional who looks at the capabilities of Daesh … and their determination to kill as many as people as possible and to carry out attacks abroad,” Brennan said in an exclusive interview at CIA headquarters with Yahoo News.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to come clean on the circumstances surrounding the 9.3 million US dollars that was impounded in South Africa