Bob Corker: Saudi Crown Prince ‘Would Be Convicted in 30 Minutes’ for Khashoggi Murder
Senate Foreign Relations chairman Bob Corker (R-TN) says Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman wouldn’t last very long in a court of law if he ever stood trial for Jamal Khashoggi‘s murder.
As Corker took questions from the media after his briefing with CIA Director Gina Haspel, he was asked what he thought about Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary James Mattis denying the existence of a smoking gun.
“Let me put it this way,” Corker answered. “If the crown prince went in front of a jury, he would be convicted in 30 minutes.”
Corker’s assessment echoes that of Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), who said one would have to be “willfully blind” not to see the evidence against Salman.
“There’s not a smoking gun, there’s a smoking saw,” Graham said.
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