Members of Congress from both parties made clear on Sunday that they wanted to see Saudi Arabia punished for the killing of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as President Trump shifted his tone again on the issue and joined the lawmakers in expressing doubt about the Saudi government’s account of the death.
“Obviously, there’s been deception and there’s been lies,” Mr. Trump said in a telephone interview late Saturday with The Washington Post. “Their stories are all over the place.”
Bipartisan Chorus Calls for Punishing Saudis as Trump Accuses Them of ‘Deception’
Saudi Arabia’s account of the death of Jamal Khashoggi has been “all over the place,” President Trump told The Washington Post. His response has likewise changed day by day.