ICYMI: Senate Dems Press for Disclosure of Trump Biz Ties to Saudi Arabia

October 19, 2018 by TWN Staff
ICYMI: Senate Dems Press for Disclosure of Trump Biz Ties to Saudi Arabia
October 9, 2018 - Istanbul, Turkey - Protestors demonstrate at the entrance of Saudi Arabia consulate over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, on October 9, 2018, in Istanbul. The journalist disappeared a week ago after entering Saudi Arabia's consulate to obtain paperwork required for marriage to his Turkish fiancee. Turkish officials have alleged he was killed in the compound while Saudi officials say he left the building unharmed. (Depo Photos/Zuma Press/TNS)

This week, 11 Senate Dems sent a letter to President Trump and the Trump Organization seeking a full accounting of any financial ties between the Trump Organization and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The senators’ letter follow the disappearance and reported killing of Jamal Khashoggi, a resident of the United States and Washington Post journalist.

“It is imperative that this sanctions determination, and U.S. policy towards Saudi Arabia generally, are not influenced by any conflicts of interest that may exist because of your or your family’s deep financial ties to Saudi Arabia,” the senators wrote in the letter.

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