This week, Turkish crime-scene investigators searched the Saudi consul general's residence in Istanbul and carried out a second search of the consulate itself.
This is the first time that the United States has officially acknowledged about Khashoggi's death, who was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
The potential consequences for Saudi Arabia "will have to be very severe", Trump told reporters on Thursday, before departing for Montana. The Saudis have dismissed those reports as baseless but have yet to explain what happened to the writer.
"The specific transfer of funds has been long in process and has nothing to do with other events or the secretary's visit", said Brett McGurk, a USA envoy cited by The Times.
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Afterwards, the boy was taken into protective custody but within several hours, tips from the public identified him. The sheriff's office posted an update Thursday morning saying that the boy's father has been located.
"As far as I know, the journalist that disappeared lived in the US".
Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, the Committee to Protect Journalists, and Reporters Without Borders said on Thursday that a probe established by United Nations chief Antonio Guterres would shed light on the fate of the prominent dissident journalist and prevent a "whitewash".
The official speaking to CNN said that the New York Times' characterization of Kushner asking President Trump to stand by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was inaccurate and that instead, Kushner told Trump to give them time.
The official spoke on condition of anonymity due to the secrecy of the ongoing investigation. The official added Pompeo had warned him that it would be "very hard for you to be a credible king" without a credible investigation.
But one of the key figures in the Saudi-U.S. alliance is receiving particular scrutiny for his role, or lack thereof, in the response: Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law.
The federal government has no intention of sending anyone to a major investment conference in Saudi Arabia next week at a time when Riyadh is the target of global outrage - and one source insists Ottawa never had plans to dispatch a delegation. He was followed shortly after by Wopke Hoekstra, the Dutch finance minister.
But Pompeo also stressed the "long strategic relationship" that the USA has with Saudi Arabia, and described the country as an "important counter-terrorism supporter".