Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) on Wednesday said that she knew of video in connection to the death of Jamal Khashoggi, whose murder has been linked to Saudi Arabia.
During an interview on CNN, Shaheen said that she didn’t know why the White House was dismissing its own intelligence, which ties Prince Mohammed bin Salman to Khashoggi’s death.
The senator then revealed that she knows of video that purports to show Khashoggi’s “dismemberment.”
“I can tell you that I have spoken to someone who has seen video that has been on the Internet of what’s purported to be the dismemberment of Mr. Khashoggi,” Shaheen said. “His reaction was if the American public could see that video, they would be outraged and they would force a different response from this White House.”
The senator went on to say that her source is “credible” but she could not vouch for the authenticity of the video.
“I can’t tell you if the video is a credible source because I haven’t seen it,” Shaheen noted. “But I can tell you that when there is as much information as has been released by our own intelligence community, by other — by the Turkish government about what has happened here, that it is important for the United States to reflect our values and show the outrage that people in this country feel and members of Congress feel on both sides of the aisle about what has happened here.”
“And we have not heard that kind of outrage from this president and this White House,” she added.
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