As scandal continues to roil Virginia’s government, a new poll conducted by the Washington Post and George Mason University shows Virginians are divided about whether Gov. Ralph Northam should resign after a racist photo was found in a yearbook.
Embattled Democratic Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam told The Washington Post Saturday that he feels he should remain in office to help his state heal and use the rest of his term to pursue racial “equity” — hoping to move on from a racist photograph scandal and admission of donning blackface in the past.
The White House decision came a day after an explosive New York Times report that cited US and foreign officials with direct knowledge of intelligence reports who say that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told a top aide in 2017 that he would use “a bullet” on Khashoggi.
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Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2A board members will consider a resolution to honor murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi on the very street where the Saudi Arabian embassy sits in Foggy Bottom.
The Trump administration this week sanctioned 17 Saudi officials for their alleged role in the killing, but lawmakers have called on the administration to curtail arms sales to Saudi Arabia or take other harsher punitive measures.
Saudi Al-Mojeb told journalists in a rare news conference in Riyadh on Thursday that Jamal Khashoggi’s killers had set in motion plans for the killing on Sept. 29, three days before The Washington Post contributor was killed inside the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul.
Members of Congress have demanded that sanctions be imposed on Saudi Arabia over the killing of Khashoggi, who lived in self-imposed exile in the U.S. and wrote critically about Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Authorities said 18 Saudi suspects were in custody and intelligence officials had been fired.
Trump’s comments, however, signaled an urgency in completing the probe into the disappearance of the journalist, last seen entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2.
It was the second-such extraordinary search of a site considered under international law to be sovereign Saudi territory after investigators spent hours in the consulate earlier this week.
Here is the latest on the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who went missing after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month.
Khashoggi, a forceful critic of the Saudi government, went missing more than a week ago after entering a Saudi consulate in Istanbul, and Turkish officials have said they believe he was murdered there.
Aside from Saudi Arabia and Turkey, Trump has yet to nominate candidates for ambassadorial posts in 20 nations, including Australia, Egypt, Ireland, Mexico, Pakistan, South Africa, Singapore and Sweden.
Trump maintained that the U.S. is being “very tough” as it looks into the case of Jamal Khashoggi, a critic of the Saudi leadership and a contributor to The Washington Post who has been missing since Oct. 2.
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