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The Daily 202: Trump resists limiting Saudi arms sales amid growing diplomatic crisis over journalist's disappearance

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Congress pushes POTUS to take a harder line, but the crown prince is a key ally.
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Trump frets over arms sales as worldwide outrage over disappearance of Saudi critic grows

Trump frets over arms sales as worldwide outrage over disappearance of Saudi critic grows

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President Donald Trump has demanded answers from Saudi Arabia after the suspected murder of a US-based Saudi critic in Turkey, but ultimately seemed unwilling to block arms sales to the country.
Saudi Arabia is widely suspected of having murdered Jamal Khashoggi in its Istanbul consulate on October 2.
US Senators and global authorities have expressed outrage at the critics disappearance, with one saying the US should consider halting arms sales.
Trump on Wednesday said he didn't want to block arms sales, which he's often touted as a big achievement.
Saudi Arabia stands accused of using US...
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Turkey steps up pressure on Saudi Arabia over missing journalist

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President Donald Trump, meanwhile, expresses reservations about withholding American arms sales to the kingdom over the writer.
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Trump reluctant to curb arm sales to Saudi Arabia in response to missing journalist

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In a television interview, the president he wants to “find out what happened” before deciding on actions to take.
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