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Trump contradicts CIA assessment that Saudi crown prince ordered Khashoggi killing

President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media outside the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Nov. 20, 2018. Foto: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer

PALM BEACH, Fla. - President Donald Trump on Thursday contradicted the CIA's assessment that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had ordered the killing of Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi, insisting that the agency had "feelings" but did not firmly place blame for the death.

Trump, in defiant remarks to reporters from his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, defended his continued support for Mohammed in the face of a CIA assessment that the crown prince had ordered the killing...

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