"Un-American": Trump support for Saudi Arabia's crown prince blasted by Republican Senator Bob Corker


by Newsweek

Newsweek— The GOP politician from Tennessee slammed the White House response to Saudi Arabia in comments on Thursday.

New York Post—Corker calls Trump’s loyalty to Saudi Arabia ‘un-American’. Republican Sen. Bob Corker on Thursday called the Trump administration’s continuing loyalty to the regime of Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman following Jamal Khashoggi’s murder “un-American.” He and other top senators from both parties met Thursday to try to hammer out a deal to rebuke Saudi Arabia for the killing of the journalist —...

WSJ—Trump Stands With Saudi Arabia, Plays Down Crown Prince’s Alleged Role in Journalist’s Killing. President Trump pledged to remain a “steadfast partner” of Saudi Arabia and dismissed U.S. intelligence conclusions that the Saudi crown prince had ordered the killing of a dissident journalist.

TheHill—Senate Republican pushes back against claim that Trump covered for Saudi crown prince. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) Sunday pushed back against claims by a foreign policy adviser to former President Obama that President Trump may have knowingly covered up the Saudi crown prince's involvement in the death of dissid...