Jamal Khashoggi, a columnist for the Washington Post and a critic of Saudi Arabia, entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey last week to try to obtain a document certifying he had divorced his ex-wife. He never emerged because he was murdered inside the embassy, according to the Turkish government that says he recorded his death on his Apple Watch.
Senators Bob Corker, Bob Menendez, Lindsey Graham and Patrick Leahy wrote a letter to the White House invoking the Magnitsky Act, triggering an investigation into the journalist’s disappearance; if it is shown that the Saudis murdered the journalist, the US will be forced to impose sanctions and review of its relationship with Saudi Arabia.
Senator Rand Paul said that he will introduce a bill that would cut off military aid to Saudi Arabia until the missing Saudi-born dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi is found safe and well. Paul has made two other attempts in the past to stop the sale of arms to the Saudis.
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has said he will introduce a bill that would cut off military aid to Saudi Arabia until the missing Saudi-born dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi is found safe and well.
Khashoggi, who writes opinion columns for the Washington Post, was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last Tuesday and Turkish officials have claimed that he was possibly murdered while inside the building, before being dismembered and then secretly driven away.
Speaking to Fox News, Paul said the incident was “just one more reason” why the United States should be wary of selling arms to Saudi Arabia. “If they have the ability and also the audacity to go into another country and kill a journalist, these aren’t the kind of people maybe that we want to be selling arms to,” he said.
The Kentucky senator said that while there “may not be proof” yet that the Saudis had killed Khashoggi, there is still “enough to indicate that they were involved” in his disappearance.
Flynn’s attorney, Powell, says the prosecutor committed subornation of perjury, which is the crime of persuading a person to lie under oath. She says the Mueller investigation team prosecuted Flynn to support obstruction charges against President Trump.
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In addition, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo struggled to explain the threat to the US when he said, “There is no doubt that there were a series of imminent attacks that were being by plotted by Soleimani. We don’t know precisely when and we don’t know precisely where — but it was real.”
Sharyl Attkisson filed a lawsuit against Rod Rosenstein for conducting illegal surveillance from 2011 to 2014 under a government operation. A forensic expert said that remote spies had access to Attkisson’s computer, files, photographs, internet activities, and could listen to her audio through Skype.
Sloan claims that leftist radicals stalked her, harassed her, shoved her, pelted her with eggs, and doused her with red paint after she left a campaign event. She believes that left-wing groups that use violence are a form of voter suppression.
An executive order signed by President Donald Trump allows states and local governments to consent or decline before refugees can be resettled there.
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When Trump ordered the assassination of General Soleimani, he said he was protecting the US from “imminent attacks” on US facilities and personnel. However, Trump was told that the Iranian general was on his way to Iraq seeking peaceful relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
Israel military is attacking Palestinian civilians in retaliation against Hamas for launching rockets into Israeli territory. On Thursday, Saudi military killed more than 50 Palestinians, mostly children, in an air strike on a school bus.