Saudis Admit Khashoggi Murdered
The Saudis now admit that the journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. They claim he died in a fist fight.
Mike Allen in Axios quotes a “Republican source” on “the reason President Trump is buying the Saudis’ story: “Constraining Iran is the priority and Saudi is a critical ally in that effort. That ‘trumps’ the horrible human rights violation.”