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Trump speaks with CIA about Khashoggi killing, says there will be a report by Tuesday

Trump speaks with CIA about Khashoggi killing, says there will be a report by Tuesday

President Donald Trump on Saturday said he had spoken with CIA Director Gina Haspel on the agency's finding that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and that there will be a "very full report" by Tuesday.

The Washington Post first reported Friday that the CIA had assessed with high confidence the Saudi leader's role, based on multiple sources of intelligence.

But the president had already been shown evidence of the prince's alleged involvement in the killing, and privately he remains skeptical, Trump aides said. He has also looked for ways to avoid pinning the blame on Mohammed, the aides said.

Trump spoke...

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