Rand Paul: Saudi Statement ‘Not Even Close to Credible,’ Congress Must Be ‘Denouncing Their Behavior’


Senators Rand Paul and Lindsey Graham do not agree on a whole lot, but one thing they share is deep skepticism about Saudi Arabia’s official explanation of what happened to Jamal Khashoggi.

Saudi Arabia said last night Khashoggi was killed after an altercation of some kind in the consulate. President Donald Trump called the announcement a “good first step,” but other Republicans have expressed this isn’t good enough.

Last night Graham tweeted that calling him skeptical would be a vast understatement:

And this morning, Paul expressed the same sentiments:

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