Senators are now confident that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was ‘complicit’ in Jamal Khashoggi’s murder

Jamal Khashoggi crown prince protestJim WATSON / AFP

  • Senators from across party lines on Wednesday announced with a “high level of confidence” that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was “complicit” in the brutal killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October.
  • Bipartisan senators introduced a measure calling for the crown prince to be “held accountable” for a number of human rights abuses, and put him at the helm of the “abhorrent” plot to execute Khashoggi. 
  • Though the resolution is non-binding, the senators are hoping to spur the government and the international community to punish the crown prince. 
  • The move pins lawmakers against Trump, who has doubled down on his defense of the Saudi crown prince this month, and said the US-Saudi relationship is “paramount” in his decision making.

Senators from across party lines on Wednesday announced with a “high level of confidence” that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was “complicit” in the brutal killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October.

Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Ed Markey (D-MA), Todd Young (R-IN), and Chris Coons (D-DE) introduced a measure calling for the crown prince to be “held accountable” for a lengthy list of human rights abuses, including the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, the jailing of Saudi activists without charge, the ruthless detention and extortion of his critics

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