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Donald Trump won't condemn Saudi prince for murder for all the wrong reasons

Nov 19, 2018 - Chicago Sun-Times

President Trump is not ready to accept the CIA's assessment that Saudi Crown Prince and de-facto ruler Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination of Saudi journalist and U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2.

The CIA's evidence is substantial and convincing, but Trump is mum for all the wrong reasons. Bin Salman is best buddies with Trump, son-in-law Jared Kushner and war-loving National Security Adviser John Bolton. Bin Salm...