CIA director Gina Haspel is scheduled to brief leaders of several Senate committees on Tuesday's October murder of Saudi activist and writer Jamal Khashoggi, Fox News said.
The source said that the briefing will also be Leader of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Armed Services Committee and Appropriations Committee.
Haspel did not attend a meeting on Khashoggi's assassination, which was given to Senators last week by Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Their absence disturbed lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, with Sen. Lindsey Graham, RS.C., promising to uphold the Congress agenda for the ongoing Lame Duck meeting until he learned of the CIA Director.
"" I am not denied the opportunity to be informed by the CIA, "Graham said, adding," The question for me is whether or not the CIA will support the conclusion of the Crown Prince [Saudi] with great confidence [Mohammed bin Salman] participated in the assassination of Mr. Khashoggi.
US intelligence has concluded that the Crown Prince, known informally as "MBS," must at least have known about the conspiracy, but the results of the CIA have not been released, and President Trump has doubts After the briefing of November 28, Pompeo and Mattis told reporters that there was no direct evidence linking MBS to the killing of Khashoggi.
DC, MARYLAND OFFICIALS READY WITH SUBPOENAS AT TRUMP HOTELFALL  Sen Bob Menend ez, DN.J., Senior Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, speculated that Reel had not attended the meeting because "with a high degree of confidence, she said that the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Arabia was involved in the murder by Jamal Khashoggi.
At that time, a CIA spokesman denied that Reel was asked to stay away from the meeting.
Khashoggi was killed on October 2, which US officials described as a lengthy conspiracy by the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, that he had visited for marriage papers.
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Truff said it may never be known who was responsible for killing In public comments – and a long and unusual statement last week – he reinforced the United States' long alliance with the Saudis.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.