Democratic Rep Accuses Jared Kushner of Being Behind Saudi Journalist’s Death

Washington Free Beacon | 10/19/2018 | Alex Griswold
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BY: Alex Griswold

Rep. Joaquin Castro (D., Texas) accused White House aide Jared Kushner of delivering an "enemy's list" to the crown prince of Saudi Arabia that led to the presumed death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Castro said in a Friday CNN interview he was disturbed by the believed murder of Khashoggi, last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. Crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, also known as MBS, has publicly denied his state's involvement in Khashoggi's disappearance, but Turkey claims to have evidence the longtime critic of the Saudi government was murdered and dismembered inside the consulate.

"Let me get to the point that I think is most disturbing right now; the reporting that Jared Kushner may have with U.S. intelligence delivered a hit list, an enemy's list, to the crown prince, to MBS in Saudi Arabia, and that the prince may then have acted on that and one of the people he took action against is Mr. Khashoggi," Castro said.

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CNN's Poppy Harlow immediately pushed back, saying, "Just...
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