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NYT: Kushner Helped Crown Prince “Weather the Storm” After Khashoggi Murder

HeadlineDec 10, 2018

The New York Times is reporting President Trump’s adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner circumvented White House protocol by having private conversations with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi hit men on October 2. Kushner reportedly advised the crown prince on how to “weather the storm.” President Trump and a number of top White House officials have refused to acknowledge bin Salman’s involvement in the murder despite the CIA concluding with “high confidence” that he was directly responsible for ordering the killing. CNN is reporting Khashoggi repeatedly said “I can’t breathe” during his final moments alive in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

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