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Sun Feb 10, 2019, 02:59 PM

Dubious characters surround him

By Frida Ghitis
Updated 6:43 AM ET, Sun February 10, 2019

(CNN)The Trump administration's clumsy efforts to protect Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, known as MBS, after the death of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi highlight yet another instance of the bizarre nature of the people in the President's orbit ...

Trump grew close to MBS early in his term and visited Riyadh on his first foreign trip. Jared Kushner, the President's son-in-law and adviser, even counseled the Crown Prince on how to weather the storm after Khashoggi's death, according to officials who spoke to The Times. The Trump administration has only acknowledged one conversation between Kushner and MBS after Khashoggi's death, during which Kushner, along with National Security Adviser John Bolton, "asked for more details and for the Saudi government to be transparent in the investigation process," the White House said ...

Bezos' investigation may have touched on Saudi Arabia, which apparently prompted a reaction from David Pecker, CEO of the Enquirer's parent company, American Media Inc. "Several days ago," Bezos wrote, "an AMI leader advised us that Mr. Pecker is 'apoplectic' about our investigation. For reasons still to be better understood, the Saudi angle seems to hit a particularly sensitive nerve."

A few days later, AMI warned Bezos that it would publish more embarrassing texts and photos if his investigation did not come to a halt ...

https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/09/opinions/trump-khashoggi-bezos-dubious-characters-ghitis/index.html

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Sun Feb 10, 2019, 03:05 PM

1. It's having organized crime run the country with this cast of characters! n/t

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Response to RKP5637 (Reply #1)

Sun Feb 10, 2019, 03:14 PM

2. Remove the word "like."

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Response to Karadeniz (Reply #2)

Sun Feb 10, 2019, 04:22 PM

3. Yep!!! Done!!! n/t

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Sun Feb 10, 2019, 08:13 PM

4. Trump, August 2015: I make $40 million, $50 million from Saudi Arabia. I like them a lot.

https://www.democraticunderground.com/100211290698

Trump, August 2015: I make $40 million, $50 million from Saudi Arabia. I like them a lot.


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