Oct 15, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Trump suggests "rogue killers" could be behind Khashoggi disappearance

President Trump repeated that King Salman of Saudi Arabia "firmly denied" having any knowledge about the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi while speaking to reporters Monday, adding that it's possible "rogue killers" could have been responsible.

Flashback: Trump's willingness to accept Salman's denials is reminiscent of his July summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, where he told reporters of Putin's denials of election hacking: "I have great confidence in my intelligence people, but I will tell you that President Putin was extremely strong and powerful in his denial today."

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