Dec 12, 2018 - Politics & Policy

House Dems to launch "deep dive" into Khashoggi murder

Jamal Khashoggi.

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The House Intelligence Committee will be launching a "deep dive" into journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder, Rep. Adam Schiff, the incoming chair of the committee, told CNN's Manu Raju. The House Foreign Affairs Committee will be holding hearings on the matter as well, Rep. Eliot Engel said.

Why it matters: The CIA has reportedly concluded that Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman directed the killing, a conclusion President Trump has disputed. CIA director Gina Haspel briefed House leadership on the matter Wednesday following her briefing to the Senate last week.

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