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Turkey / Khashoggi Murder / CIA Briefing / A Discussion #1132558

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 04, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi embassy in Turkey after the CIA reported the involvement of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman in the murder plot introduced. [President TRUMP - says the CIA has nothing definitive, so maybe....] [On Saturday, Secretary of Defense Gen. James MATTIS - says we do not have a smoking gun that MBS was involved.] How CIA dir. Gina Haspel has apparently confirmed this with her briefing noted. [Senator Lindsey GRAHAM  - cites "the smoking saw": it was orchestrated by MBS: a zero chance.] What Senator Bob Corker said noted. [On Saturday, Secretary of State Mike POMPEO - says there is no direct evidence linking MBS....]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) The silence at the White House in response to what senators said about the CIA assessment report linking MBS to the Khashoggi murder, why Trump continues to downplay this discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's forme FBI/CIA official Phil Mudd & Max Boot about the Khashoggi murder. [BOOT - offers views on the administration's coverup of MBS's role with Mattis having to carry water for the president, on what Senator Graham said, the questions about the administration's pro-Saudi position: where he has business ties in Saudi Arabia, which is now a destabilizing influence in the region.] [MUDD - offers views on how the information is presented in this kind of intelligence case.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Acosta, Jim
Duration:
00:12:50

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