"I disagree with the president's assessment, " Senator Mike Lee, a Utah Republican, said Sunday on NBC News' "Meet the Press".
"Now, Saudi Arabia is a great strategic partner for us", she added. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) that would end U.S. involvement in the Saudi conflict in Yemen ― a military campaign that has created the world's largest humanitarian crisis and a major element of current U.S. -Saudi cooperation.
Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker of Tennessee, who's retiring from Congress, and the panel's ranking Democrat, Bob Menendez of New Jersey, invoked a human rights-related law to require a formal USA determination addressing whether the prince is responsible for the murder.
Iowa Republican Senator Joni Ernst said on CNN that Khashoggi's killing needed to be investigated further. "However, human rights ― we also are a very strong nation when it comes to human rights, when it comes to the rule of law, and if there are indicators that the prince was involved in this murder than we need absolutely consider further action".
Saudi prosecutors have said a 15-man team sent to Istanbul killed Khashoggi with tranquilizers and dismembered his body, which has not been found.Читайте также: New government report reveals staggering economic and health toll of climate change
"This unauthorized, unconstitutional war from our standpoint is not something we ought to be fighting", he said.
"Congress has to take some ownership of USA foreign policy, " he said. During the segment, Todd asked Lee about the Trump administration's position on Saudi Arabia in light of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Thus far, however, efforts in the House and the Senate to pass legislation that would use the War Powers Act to curtail United States military and intelligence support for Saudi Arabia have either fallen short or been stymied by leaders before they could ever get to the floor.
On this weekend's broadcast of "Fox News Sunday", Sen.
"If the evidence is sufficient to conclude with high probability that MBS was complicit in this murder, then I will take steps to do a sense of the Senate resolution making that statement", Graham told Axios' Jonathan Swan, referring to measures he and Democratic Sen.
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