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Senate set to rebuke White House's handling of Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi murder

The Senate is preparing to confront the White House over its support for Saudi Arabia in the aftermath of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing, moving toward a floor vote next week to curtail US involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, while a powerful committee prepares to deliver a swift rebuke to the kingdom's crown prince over his alleged role in the murder.

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The slow-motion disaster of Trump's Khashoggi strategy

Shortly before 1 p.m. on Tuesday, having just received a classified briefing from the director of the CIA in the basement of the Capitol, two Republican senators stepped to a crowd of cameras and reporters. With a few pointed words, the pair blew up the Trump administration's efforts to minimize the political damage stemming from journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder.

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