Trump Says Saudi King Denies Knowledge of Missing Journalist

What did happen to Jamal Khashoggi, according to the king?

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday he had spoken with Saudi Arabia’s king, who “denies any knowledge” of what happened to the Saudi journalist who disappeared after entering the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul two weeks ago. Trump said he had dispatched Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to the region. What did happen to Jamal Khashoggi, according to the king? Trump said, “He didn’t really know. Maybe I don’t want to get into his…

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