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US presses Saudis for an update on Khashoggi

Jun 12, 2019 - City A.M.

THE TRUMP administration is pushing Saudi Arabia to show "tangible progress" toward holding to account those behind the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and wants them to do so before the one-year anniversary of his murder, a senior administration official said.

Pushing back against critics who have accused US President Donald Trump of letting the Saudis off the hook after Khashoggi's death, the official told Reuters this week the message to the kingdom is that it remains a "ver...