Pompeo: I Told Trump To Give Saudis ‘A Few More Days’ For Khashoggi Investigation

|
October 18, 2018 11:01 a.m.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, after meeting with Saudi and Turkish leadership to discuss their investigations into the suspected murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, said Thursday that he told President Donald Trump “that we ought to give them [the Saudis] a few more days to complete that, so that we, too, have a complete understanding of the facts surrounding that.”

Introducing
The TPM Journalism Fund: A New Way To Support TPM
We're launching the TPM Journalism Fund as an additional way for readers and members to support TPM. Every dollar contributed goes toward:
  • -Hiring More Journalists
  • -Providing free memberships to those who cannot afford them
  • -Supporting independent, non-corporate journalism
Are you experiencing financial hardship?
Apply for a free community-supported membership
Comments
advertisement
Masthead Masthead
Founder & Editor-in-Chief:
Executive Editor:
Managing Editor:
Senior Editor:
Special Projects Editor:
Editor at Large:
General Counsel:
Publisher:
Head of Product:
Director of Technology:
Associate Publisher:
Front-End Developer:
Senior Designer:
SPECIAL DEAL FOR PAST TPM MEMBERS
40% OFF AN ANNUAL PRIME MEMBERSHIP
REJOIN FOR JUST $30