Dem senator accuses Trump of aiding 'cover up' over Khashoggi

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TheHill—Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) on Wednesday night argued that President Trump is engaged in a "cover-up of the cover-up" in the killing of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Merkley, a member of the Senate Fore...

Trump accused of 'cover-up' after reportedly barring CIA director Gina Haspel from briefing Senate on Khashoggi killing. President Donald Trump is being accused of engaging in a "cover-up" after reportedly preventing CIA Director Gina Haspel from attending a Wednesday Senate briefing on Jamal Khashoggi's killing.  Former intelligence officials described the apparent move as "very unusual" as both Republican and Democratic senators complained about Haspel's absence.  Jeff Prescott, who served as a senior director for the Middle East on the National Security Council in the Obama administration, told INSIDER, "The...