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Trump denies ‘giving cover’ to Saudi Arabia

Clip: 10/17/2018 | 2m 49s

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held emergency meetings with the leaders of Turkey and Saudi Arabia, as pressure grows for the Trump administration to respond in the case of the missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi. President Trump denied giving Saudi Arabia “cover,” but Pompeo said he’s waiting until Saudi Arabia completes its investigation before making a determination. Nick Schifrin reports.

Aired: 10/17/18

Rating: NR

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