Ben Rhodes: Dems should investigate what Trump knew about Khashoggi killing

Ben Rhodes: Dems should investigate what Trump knew about Khashoggi killing
Ben Rhodes in a 2018 interview. CBS News video

[Ed. – Another drumbeat begins.  Rhodes’ ultimate objective: bog down Trump’s Iran policy by linking it to Evil Saudi Arabia.]

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Up,” MSNBC Contributor and former Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes stated House Democrats should investigate whether the White House knew that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was responsible for the murder of Washington Post writer Jamal Khashoggi and lied about it, and why the White House is “covering up for the Saudi murder of a dissident in a third country?”

Rhodes said, “I think what’s very important here, and one of the things I want to know about is, what did Trump know and when did he know it? Because the US intelligence community…Saudi Arabia is something that they follow very closely. And so, the idea that something like this would happen without our intelligence agencies knowing something about what happened, I always thought was very unlikely. … Trump kind of … acted almost like the defense attorney for Mohammed bin Salman, trying to figure out what the cover story is today.”

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