Rand Paul: Saudi Explanation Of Khashoggi’s Death ‘Insulting’


Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Sunday that he does not believe Saudi Arabia’s explanation of how dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi died earlier this month.

“Absolutely not, it’s insulting,” Paul told Fox News Sunday, when asked if he believed the Saudis’ statement that Khashoggi died in a brawl gone wrong at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told President Trump last week that he had no foreknowledge of Khashoggi’s fate.

Paul told Fox News Sunday he doesn’t believe that.

“I feel certain that the crown prince was involved,” Paul said.


Read more at The Hill.




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