Trump misses Congress-imposed deadline on Khashoggi killing

Invoking separation of powers and executive privilege, President Donald Trump defied a bipartisan request from a group of senators to identify who was responsible for the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi and consider retribution by way of sanctions. The administration said they were continuing to investigate the killing and consult with Congress. (Politico, February 8, 2019, by Rebecca Morin with contributions by Ben Schreckinger)

The Trump administration is pressuring the Saudi Arabia government to hold accountable a Saudi official fired for his role in the killing but who continues to serve as a government adviser. (The Wall Street Journal, February 12, 2019, by Dion Nissenbaum, Warren P. Strobel and Summer Said)

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