President Trump on Friday night called Saudi Arabia’s explanation for the death of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi credible and said that the arrests of more than a dozen Saudi nationals were “a good first step.”
“It’s a big step. There’s a lot of people involved,” Trump said while speaking during a roundtable with top defense contractors in Arizona.
Trump added that “Saudi Arabia has been a great ally, but what happened is unacceptable.”
When asked if he found the Saudi’s explanation credible, Trump responded, “I do.”
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