Skip to comments.Washington Post: Conservatives raising doubts about Khashoggi to protect Trump
Posted on 10/21/2018 2:42:25 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
Some conservatives have been peddling smears against missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in an effort to cushion President Donald Trump from blowback over his handling of the situation with Saudi Arabia, The Washington Post reported Thursday.
Efforts to raise questions about Khashoggi have made their way to Capitol Hill, where a group of House Republicans have been circulating articles from conservative outlets that tie the missing journalist to the Muslim Brotherhood and Osama bin Laden, the Post reported.
Among those circulating such claims is Donald Trump Jr., who last week retweeted an unsubstantiated claim insinuating Khashoggi is a terrorist sympathizer.
The series of tweets that Trump Jr. retweeted included a post with an image showing Khashoggi, a prominent journalist in the Middle East, appearing beside individuals identified as members of the Islamist group and holding a rocket-propelled grenade launcher. A separate photograph in the article shows Osama bin Laden and some of his associates. Bin Laden co-founded al Qaeda in the late 1980s.
Khashoggi covered al Qaeda as a foreign correspondent in Afghanistan and Sudan and was well-known for his several interviews with bin Laden. He distanced himself from bin Laden after the September 11 terrorist attacks. At the time of the news article posted, the United States was arming and funding the mujahedeen in the Soviet-Afghan War.
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Is there any ‘doubt’ he was tied in with Muslim Brotherhood?
The jackhole was moslem brotherhood, rest well in satans kitchen.
James Foley gets beheaded and Obama gives a short statement and continues playing golf and you get crickets in the media.
Uh oh. They’re on to us.
If you landed from Mars and read this, you would think that it was Donald Trump or his administration that had directly ordered the slaying of this guy. At this point ir is as if the Saudis are not even involved.
Wapo once again sides with terrorists
To paraphrase the late Mary McCarthy, Every word CNN publishes is a lie, including “and” and “the.”
I would call this fact finding
Not raising doubt
The guy was an al Qaeda tool at best and active conspirator at worst
Notice who is being set up here
Trump and MBS - the 2 reformers challenging the globalist NWO
Now who benefits from that?
No, Bezos Bots:
We are raising doubts of Kashoggi to protect reality.
I dont know what he did but literally he was a hero! And Drumpf, the Orange Cheetolini, murdered him!
I dont give rats hussein about this Khashoggi guy.
Therefore, this is an admission that stories about the death of Khashoggi were being used to attack the President. The media didnt give a rats caudal extension about the man who died.
And nice distraction from Iran, eh to damage ties between US and Saudi Arabia
It’s CNN, what would you expect? What a crock, “protecting Trump!” There is a lot at stake here with the Saudis. One dead MB member isn’t enough to throw away the developing relationship with them. They are not like us in so many ways. If we were to apply our standards to their behavior, we might as well pack our bags and pull out now.
The guy was not an American citizen, not killed on American soil and why should our government get involved? We have no jurisdiction nor any interest in what barbaric third world shitholes do.
Liberal smears never get old.
Its election season for the fake news media.
LOL at WaPo butthurt over “unsubstantiated allegations”.
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