Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) stopped short of saying Trump had given the Saudis "a pass", but acknowledged Congress should continue to examine the CIA's findings on Khashoggi's death.
As for the national reasons, the Egyptian journalists explained that: "It was not a coincidence or a slip of a tongue that US President Donald Trump indicated in his defence on the crimes of the House of Saud, especially Mohammad binSalman, that without Saudi Arabia, Israel would have been in great trouble".
Schiff says Trump is telegraphing to despots he will have "their back" if they praise or do business with him.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says the Central Intelligence Agency have made mistakes before and are not to be trusted.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said Trump's response to Khashoggi's death harms the United States around the world.
Prince Mohammed is also due to visit other Mideast countries, where he will be warmly received by Arab leaders who have stood firmly by his side amid global outrage over Khashoggi's horrific slaying.
Ernst also said she'd "tend to be with my colleagues" in demanding congressional action against the Saudis.
Schiff previously toldThe Washington Post in an interview published on Friday that the House of Representatives would launch an investigation into Trump's personal financial ties to Saudi Arabia when Democrats take over the legislative body in January.
In Tunisia, however, several politicians and civil society groups have expressed their reservation over the crown prince's upcoming visit. Saudi Arabia at first denied any allegations of murder, but later admitted Khashoggi was killed by "accident".
Republicans Ron DeSantis, Rick Scott Win Big In Florida
Fox News called the race for Scott on Tuesday night by 50.4 percent to 49.6 percent, with 99 percent of precincts reporting . Now in another tweet , the President has congratulated Governor Ron DeSantis for being elected Florida Governor.
Senator Ben Sasse, a frequent Trump critic, criticized Trump's stance on Khashoggi's killing as weak.
Also Sunday, King said he did not think it was "appropriate" to use USA military troops at the southern border for law enforcement purposes regarding asylum seekers, but it was OK for troops to support customs and border patrol agents.
Graham also said that while worldwide diplomacy requires dealing with "bad actors and imperfect situations", the USA should not lose its "moral voice" at the world stage.
"Making the realist case is a different thing than being so weak that we failed to tell the truth, Sasse said on "Fox News Sunday". "Strength is telling the truth even when it's hard".
On Wednesday, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said that calls for the crown prince to be held accountable for Khashoggi's killing would not be tolerated.
Jerrold Nadler, N.Y., admonished panel Republicans for issuing them "out of the blue, with very little time left on the calendar". Last week, when Democrats were warned that Comey and Lynch would likely be subpoenaed, Judiciary panel ranking Democrat, Rep.
Another British official also speaking on condition of anonymity said that, while there was progress, nothing was finalised yet. The EU has so far resisted calling a special summit to sign off a Brexit deal, which had been penciled in for mid-November.
Washington Wizards have a 5-11 record (5-11 against the spread ) so far this season and now sit in the 11 place of the East. The lightning-quick point guard's contract extension, agreed to previous year , has not even begun kicking in yet.
CNN sought an emergency hearing, saying in a Monday court filing that the administration was creating "retroactive due process". Acosta's credentials were revoked after Trump denounced him as a "rude, awful person" during a November 7 news conference.
Michael Avenatti , attorney for Stephanie Clifford, also known as adult film actress Stormy Daniels , walks as he leaves the U.S. An LAPD public information officer confirmed to Fox News that an individual had been arrested on domestic violence charges.
Confirmation will be made through monitoring of InSight's radio signals by a variety of spacecraft and Earth-based telescopes. NASA will use radio telescopes in Green Bank, West Virginia and also in Germany to listen out for radio signals from InSight.
Al-Jubeir said the kingdom is investigating and holding those responsible to account "to make sure this doesn't happen again". Erdogan has said Turkey also played the recordings to Saudi officials, something Shalaan declined to confirm or deny.
We came up against a team, Juventus, that were superior to us, and they'd beat us every time we played them. Guardiola said: "He is going to try to do the best job, like we try as managers and football players".
She said she heard six or seven shots ring out and was ordered, along with other nearby shoppers, into a supply closet for cover. However, in Alabama last night, an argument in a mall escalated into much more than a cute Black Friday blunder.
I think it is better for him to stay fit with two or three trainings than only with matches. Chelsea have a couple of strikers in the side in Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud .
'Thank you President T': Trump tweets as holiday break ends
"We are worldwide workers!" She said she was considering accepting Mexico's offer to stay and work in Chiapas as a refugee. In practice, that would bar most asylum seekers who entered Mexico from filing asylum claims in the United States.
Redskins To Sign Mark Sanchez, In Wake Of Alex Smith Injury
The injury was eerily similar to the one Joe Theisman experienced 33 years ago when Lawrence Taylor sacked the former Redskins QB. The Washington Redskins have signed free agent quarterback Mark Sanchez to back up Colt McCoy, according to multiple reports .
Democrat leads in last undecided House race
Trump, who is close to McCarthy but also friendly with Jordan, largely stayed on the sidelines in the intraparty House contest. The Cook Political Reports' November 16 tallies for the House races are showing a whopping 7.3% overall lead for Democrats.
Are Oil Markets Overreacting?
Traders said recent weakness in equities has fanned concerns about global growth, which is also contributing to declines in oil. He's kept at it even as prices have plunged, tweeting on November 12 that he hoped Saudi Arabia and OPEC wouldn't cut output.
Golden State Warriors: Did Draymond Green go too far?
It's obviously tough to gauge at this point, but hard to ignore the idea of Durant and LeBron James teaming up in Los Angeles. Kerr also tried to rule out the narrative that Durant's upcoming 2019 free agency was behind the altercation.
Uganda begins Ebola vaccination for high-risk health workers
This approach worked to eradicate smallpox in the 1970s.Despite vaccination efforts, Ebola is still spreading in eastern Congo. The World Health Organization and Ugandan Health Ministry are inoculating at least 2,100 workers, the ministry announced .