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Trump: Time ‘will prove me right' on split with intel chiefs

President Donald Trump claimed Thursday that his intelligence chiefs, including Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and CIA Director Gina Haspel, told him that they were misquoted when they publicly contradicted him during public on-camera testimony.

Khashoggi's last words disclosed in transcript, source says

"I can't breathe." These were the final words uttered by Jamal Khashoggi after he was set upon by a Saudi hit squad at the country's consulate in Istanbul, according to a source briefed on the investigation into the killing of the Washington Post columnist.

Pompeo doubles down on US support for Saudi Arabia

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo doubled down Saturday on the United States' support for Saudi Arabia and declined to comment on a CIA assessment that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman was involved in journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder.

Senators trying to cut broad deal targeting Saudi Arabia by next week

Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker said Thursday he was working with senators from both parties to try to cut a deal to formally rebuke Saudi Arabia over its role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the latest sign that Republicans want to go further than President Donald Trump in responding to the actions of a key US ally.

Pompeo defends US-Saudi ties despite Khashoggi murder

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo fiercely defended the Trump administration's support for Saudi Arabia in light of the outrage over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, accusing critics of ignoring regional threats posed by Iran.

Bolton didn't listen to Khashoggi audio because he doesn't speak Arabic

White House national security adviser John Bolton dismissed questions on Tuesday about whether he has listened to a tape that captured part of the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying he doesn't speak Arabic and would thus gain nothing from hearing the audio.

Trump revives familiar frustrations for US intelligence officials

While some members of the US intelligence community have acknowledged that they are frustrated by President Donald Trump's public rejection of the CIA's assessment regarding the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, current and former officials accept that it is well within the President's rights to be skeptical about information presented to him.