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.
Watch the video below from CNN.
McConnell’s impeachment collusion admission handed the Democrats a powerful new weapon to damage the president
Mitch McConnell's admission on Fox News that he is working behind the scenes with the White House to stack the Senate impeachment trial gives Democrats a potent weapon against the GOP, wrote Greg Sargent and Paul Waldman in the Washington Post.
"If Democrats play their procedural cards right, they can pressure Republicans to allow for a much fairer and more open trial that could actually produce new revelations — and if they refuse, extract a political price for it," they wrote.
Trump adviser admits president ‘will come out of this impeachment process unhinged’: report
CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta learned from a top adviser to President Donald Trump that he will likely come out of the impeachment completely "unhinged."
"I think it's starting to sink in that he's about to be impeached," Acosta told CNN's John Berman Friday evening. "Impeachment is coming. He was asked about these issues earlier today. He was asked about the prospect of a Senate trial that comes after he's impeached in the House. There's been a debate going on back and forth between the White House and Republicans up on Capitol Hill about whether or not a Senate trial is a good idea. I will tell you, I talked to a source familiar with discussions going on inside the White House who said the president is starting to listen to the counsel coming from his attorneys saying a shorter trial would be better. It would obviously remove the possibility there would be unforeseen bombshells emerging and you heard the president sounding open to that idea."
It’s hard to argue Trump was innocent when Rudy Giuliani is in Ukraine to keep it going: Former US Attorney
Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara explained Friday that it's difficult for President Donald Trump to claim he is innocent of attempting to bribe Ukraine when his own lawyer just returned from trying to dig up more dirt on the son of his opponent.
"Isn't this what got the president in trouble in the first place?" CNN's Wolf Blitzer asked Bharara.
"Yes, it actually is," Bharara said simply. "I don't know exactly what's going on here. I think Rudy Giuliani wants to be close to the president and help the president and argue on behalf of the president. There are a lot of implications that Rudy Giuliani is doing going on forays back to Ukraine, which some people would call the scene of the crime. It causes more scrutiny to be brought upon him. We've seen reported he's under investigation himself, and I think it raises eyebrows in the political sphere. But I think something important about it relates to impeachment."